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.
Caring for Aging Parents
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
Pay Yourself First
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
Gun owners need to make sure that their homeowners policy covers the full value of their firearm(s) as personal liability.
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.