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News & Headlines

Bank Economists Anticipate Moderating Growth, Stable Interest Rates in 2020

1/17/2020
The nation’s top bank economists forecast continued economic growth that would support job growth and wage gains in 2020 and beyond.

11th District economy expands solidly

1/16/2020
The 11th District economy expanded solidly over the reporting period, with growth increasing in most sectors, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' 11th District Beige Book.

Study Finds Minority-Owned Firms More Likely to Face Financial Challenges

1/16/2020
Minority-owned businesses were more likely to report financial challenges compared to white-owned businesses, according to a study released yesterday by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

Lawmakers Concerned about ‘Real-World Impacts’ of CECL Standard

1/16/2020
During a House Financial Services subcommittee hearing, lawmakers expressed serious concerns about the economic effects of the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s current expected credit loss standard.

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  • February 6 2020
    Complete Fundamentals 02/06/2020 The introductory seminar combines elements from the prior Trust Fundamentals, Estate Fundamentals, and Investment Fundamentals programs into an efficient two-day format. This cost-effective seminar is perfect for newcomers to the trust field, internal auditors, administrative assistants, business development officers, and anyone with a desire to understand “the basics.”

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    Questions: Contact Ashlee Bennett at e-mail or call (512) 472-7391.

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  • February 13 2020
    2020 Changes and Trends Affecting Special Needs Trusts 02/13/2020 The 16th Annual Changes and Trends Affecting Special Needs Trusts brings together nationally recognized professionals in the SNT field, features the latest updates and hot topics, and offers a great set of materials including sample forms, drafting tips, sample language and resources.

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  • February 27 2020
    Real Estate, Oil & Gas Conference 02/27/2020 This two-day event offers a unique, tailored opportunity for asset management professionals. It provides a full day of presentations on the latest topics in the areas of real estate and oil and gas, respectively. Speakers will address timely topics in an evolving area of trust.

    o Real Estate Managers
    o Mineral Managers
    o Landmen
    o Those new to real estate or oil and gas

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    Questions: Contact Ashlee Bennett at e-mail or call (512) 472-7391.

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  • April 29 2020
    2020 Wealth Management & Trust Conference 04/29/2020 The annual Wealth Management & Trust Conference is a must for wealth management and trust professionals throughout Texas and neighboring states. Featuring top-notch speakers and materials, continuing education credit (CTFA, MCLE, CFP, CPE) and valuable networking opportunities, the event is worth every penny.

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  • July 26 2020
    Texas Trust School 07/26/2020 Our widely recognized annual school provides an introduction to all facets of trust. The program will establish a foundation of the functional areas of trust; provide requirements of state and federal law; identify key considerations for estate planning and the management of tax issues; and offer insight for all areas of asset management. The Texas Trust School has been developed for trust personnel who are new to the business from college, law school, commercial banking and other business activities.

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  • July 26 2020
    Texas Graduate Trust School 07/26/2020 Our Graduate Trust School is a comprehensive, intermediate course designed to provide formerTrust School students and other trust professionals with a logical next step in their professional development. It also provides quality education and valuable continuing education on a range of fiduciary issues including account administration, fiduciary law, tax and estate planning, investment management and leadership preparedness. The curriculum reflects a broad spectrum of topics consistent with CTFA methodology.

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