Traditionally trust professionals needed little more than a degree in business or law. But today's competitive environment demands a wider range of knowledge.
A recent survey of 355 trust managers and officers in Texas found that they think 18 subject areas and 23 skills are now essential. The breadth is impressive: from familiarity with types of trusts to estate planning, financial planning, accounting and probate. On the administrative side, the respondents say they need to know suc