The trust professionals at First Bank of Berne focus on the personal needs of their clients. We have a caring staff who would be happy to discuss your present and future trust investment needs and design a plan for you. Contact Sharon Neuenschwander or Ryan Schwartz to discuss our trust services.
A legal agreement under which you transfer assets to the trust during your lifetime to be managed by a trustee for the benefit of one or more people, generally you and your spouse. You may act as your own trustee during your lifetime, or you may have First Bank of Berne serve as the trustee. Our trust department can manage assets and pay expenses.
Lifetime Asset Management
We can provide you with freedom from time-consuming and burdensome management responsibilities, while maintaining your asset’s economic benefits.
A trust established in a will which begins after the testator’s death.
An irrevocable trust set up by an individual naming First Bank of Berne as the trustee. Upon the individual’s death, the trust funds are distributed to a licensed funeral home to cover the funeral and burial expenses associated with preplanned funeral arrangements.
First Bank of Berne can be appointed as the entity to carry out the provisions of a will.
A trust created by a corporation, often to secure a bond issue.
A written agreement between an agent and a principal, which defines the specific duties and areas of responsibility of that agent.
Self Directed IRA’s
An individual retirement account (IRA) for which you direct the investment of the funds, usually in stocks, bonds, and mutual funds.