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Tax Season and Your Trust: Tax Filing Reminders
Each year, tax returns must be prepared and filed for trusts and estates. Read our reminders regarding the trust tax filing process.
Trust-held Special Assets: Timberland and Farmland
Many families have a desire to ensure their timberland or farmland holdings are responsibly managed under a trustee structure that not only protects and maximizes the value of these assets, but also promotes good stewardship.
Trust-held Special Assets: Closely Held Business Interests
Trusts prove to be an efficient vehicle for holding business interests in entities such as LLCs or Limited Partnerships and closely held stock.
This Holiday Season, Consider the Gift of an Estate Plan for Your Loved Ones
Talking to your family about your estate plans allows family members the chance to understand, appreciate, and support those decisions now and later after you are gone.
Is an Asset Protection Trust Right for You?
The Tennessee Investment Services Trust (TIST) is an irrevocable trust that allows the grantor to retain access and control over the assets placed in the trust, while at the same time protecting the assets from creditors.
Listen to Jennie Menzie on the Cannon Curve Podcast
Recently, Jennie Menzie, Cumberland Trust’s President, COO and Corporate Counsel joined host Phil Buchanan on Cannon Financial Institute’s Cannon Curve podcast to discuss improving the estate planning process for families and individuals.
Trust-held Special Assets: Oil, Gas, and Mineral Interests
Cumberland Trust’s directed trustee platform allows these holdings to be appropriately administered under a trustee structure that not only maximizes the value of the trust-held assets, but also promotes good stewardship.
Planning for Incapacity
Proactively planning for incapacity can provide invaluable protections for you, ensure your wishes are followed, and reduce the burden placed on your family and loved ones.
Estate Planning for Young Adults
As young adults start to make major life decisions, planning for the future is vital.
Cumberland Trust in the News
Cumberland Trust Reaches $6B in Assets Under Administration, Promotes Veteran Employees to Executive Management
The appointment of Chris Buckley and Lori Thoeny to the firm’s executive management team comes as the company
Bob Carville Joins Cumberland Trust as Business Development Officer in Tampa-St. Pete, FL
Carville will continue to expand Cumberland Trust’s presence in Florida with the estate planning community.
Shannon McGarrity Joins Cumberland Trust as Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Business Development
McGarrity will lead the development team as they connect clients and advisors with superior trust and estate services.
Cumberland Trust Appoints Debbie Schultz New Director of Special Needs Trust Administration
As Vice President and Director of Special Needs Trust Administration, Debbie Schultz will lead the company’s growing SNT
Jennie Menzie Named President of Cumberland Trust as Company Celebrates 20 Years in Business
Cumberland Trust today announced the appointment of Jennie Menzie as President.
Jean Jackson to Lead Cumberland Trust’s Alabama and Kentucky Markets
This year, Cumberland Trust celebrates its 20th anniversary as an independent corporate fiduciary focused on client service and
Shelly Donaldson Joins Cumberland Trust as Vice President in Atlanta
Cumberland Trust announces the hiring of Shelly Donaldson as Vice President and Business Development Officer based in Atlanta. In her
Cumberland Trust Welcomes Lisa Tesar to Lead Development in St. Louis
Cumberland Trust is pleased to announce growth in Missouri with the hiring of Lisa Tesar as Vice President
Welcome 2021 and Cumberland Trust’s 20th Anniversary
Cumberland Trust will celebrate its 20th anniversary as a corporate trustee focused on client service and advisor collaboration.
Cumberland Trust Appoints New Roles to Meet Demand for Services
Cumberland Trust, Nashville-based independent trust company, announced changes to its Administration, Corporate, and Operations leadership meant to maximize growth
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