A trust fund is a fund comprised of a variety of assets intended to provide benefits to an individual or organization. Setting up a trust fund is a way of enabling someone with money mismanagement problem to benefit from the choice and control that direct payments bring.The trust fund is established by a grantor to provide financial security to an individual, most often a child or grandchild – or organizations, such as a charity or other non-profit organization.

A trust fund can be comprised of cash, stocks, bonds, property and other types of c. The recipient of a trust fund must typically wait until a certain age, or until a specified event occurs, to receive a yearly income from the fund. Prior to this, a single trustee, or a group of trustees, manages the fund in a manner appropriate to the trust fund’s specifications. This will usually include some allowance for living expenses and perhaps educational expenses, such as private school or college.

 A trust can be a good way to set aside and protect money for children or to set aside money for your loved ones in the event of a family death. below are steps to consider in establishing a trust fund:

  1. Decide what type of trust best suits your needs.
  2. Check your state’s laws regarding a trust. Each state will have different laws, and some will want you to file a copy with the state. The best way to find this out is to talk with a lawyer.
  3. Choose a trustee.
  4. Choose a beneficiary or multiple beneficiaries.
  5. Choose the benefits that the beneficiaries will receive, and if they will receive everything at once or in increments over time.
  6. Contact a lawyer or use an online legal document service to create the legal document establishing the trust fund.
  7. Once the legal document is finalized, deposit the money and/or assets into the trust.Please call us on 0207 183 0084 or email us on property@olaleslie.com  if you need advise  and to ask us about any reservations or queries that you may have; we are always happy to assist.