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.
Where Is the Market Headed?
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
A House Divided
By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.
Should You Ever Retire?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
In the face of divorce, making changes to insurance coverage may be overlooked.
Ever wonder what the real value of a financial advisor is? It’s not just added portfolio returns.
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
There’s a link between debt and stress.
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
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.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.