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By Sara Greene, VP of Trust Administration Prior to helping to found Secured Futures, I was the Executive Director and Co-Founder of a guardianship agency in the Philadelphia area. Many of the proposed guardianships came from the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging, who discovered that many of our seniors had declined in health while still living at home. This was brought to their attention when workers would go out and visit these seniors to help with medication distribution or deliver food through the Meals on Wheels program. One of the most …

By Nathan Schnackenberg Nathan Schnackenberg is Chief Operating Officer of Secured Alliance, Secured Futures, and Good Shepherd Fund. There are many types of trusts out there, as well as a virtually unlimited ability to tailor the provisions of any trust to the grantor’s (person setting up the trust) unique specifications. With all the names, titles, and legalese, it’s no wonder most of us can get confused. A trust is the legal document that governs how a third party (a trustee) is to own and administer certain assets on behalf of …

By Denise Lettau, VP of Advancement for Secured Futures “[I do not know] why this did not occur to me earlier. Perhaps the future should look more like the best parts of your present.”         -Cammie McGovern, author and mother of Ethan Floquet in the documentary film Ethan at 21 It’s possible that the most important document you will ever draft is not a legal document, but rather a living document that should be updated annually and not simply filed away. This document is not static, and …

The team at Secured Futures stands ready to assist Attorneys from all areas of practice as well as Settlement Planners. Litigation Attorneys and Settlement Planners Secured Futures team members can assist in the settlement planning stages, we can help determine if the benefits the client is receiving are entitlement benefits or needs based benefits, and if the benefits need to be protected. We can help educate the client on the use and accessibly of the funds placed in a Secured Futures pooled trust. Click here for a helpful Process Map. Elder Law, …

Secured Futures will administer your trust account efficiently and effectively assisting you in every step of the process. Your dedicated Trust Administration Team is here to help. Following our policies and procedures will enhance the request process, making sure you receive the payments you need when and where you need them. The Helpful Links in the right-hand column will provide more information to guide you through the process. Charitable Programs Secured Futures, Inc. offers two charitable programs. These programs have the sole purpose of providing recognition, support, charitable service and contributions to …