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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.

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How to Appeal Your Property Taxes

How to Appeal Your Property Taxes

For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.

Good Health is Good Business

Good Health is Good Business

Good employee health can be great for the company’s bottom line.

Protecting Your Business from the Loss of a Key Person

Protecting Your Business from the Loss of a Key Person

Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.

 

Stop Wasting Money

One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.

The Half Million Dollar Baby

The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.

Estimating the Cost of College

This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

Saving on Fitness Center Membership Costs

There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.

The ABC’s of Auto Insurance

What kind of auto insurance should you have? Do you know?

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Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

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Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

Bursting the Bubble

Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

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