These trusts can effectively provide tax savings for you and your family or other heirs, while also preserving important family assets. Cash or securities are the usual types of assets transferred to a lead trust that pays income from the trust to McLaren Greater Lansing Foundation for a fixed or actuarial period of years. At the end of the specified time, the trust terminates and returns the remaining assets to you and the heirs of your choice such as your children and grandchildren.