National Geographic : 1916 Feb
The Qualifications of a Competent Trustee TNTEGRITY, responsibility, good judgment regarding investments, . knowledge of the law respecting trusteeship, executive ability- and all of these sustained without interrup tion-are necessary under modern conditions before a trustee can be considered really competent. i i No individual can possess all of these essential qualifications. He may have integrity, responsibility, good judg ment, knowledge and executive abil- (' E--,2 ity, yet he lacks the continuous ; I existence which assures that uninter rupted management so necessary to " : it the welfare of an estate. The Bankers Trust Company pos sesses all of the essential qualifications i of a competent trustee, including as- r ttI sured existence throughout genera- i Ctti tions of beneficiaries. The Company i *I will afford complete protection to K your estate, if appointed executor and ;1 ;g trustee under your will. tI A fact not generally understood is that the highly specialized and competent service rendered by this Company costs no more than the uncertain service of an individual I -- j' trustee. The officers of the Company will be glad to - * confer with you, or to send you information s in regard to this very important matter or in regard to any trust or banking matters you may have in mind. -"§ BANKERS TRUST COMPANY 16 Wall Street New York . ,/ Resources over $250,000,000 Bankers Trust Company's Building ii___ i ii[iir iiin iH "Mention the Geographic--It identifies you."