Understanding Today's Financial Environment
Welcome, I'm Trudy Langston, a financial professional in Milwaukie, OR. I understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. I can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is preparing for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, my personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
As a professional, I have years of experience in financial services. I can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. I look forward to working with you through all stages of your life.
Keeping Up with the Joneses
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Countering Counterfeit Currency
Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.
Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.