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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Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
The Anatomy of a Supplemental Health Plan
Here’s a guide to explain all the parts of Medicare.
The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
The item most homeowners forget on their home improvement project checklist is insurance.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.