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.
Raising Healthy Children
Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.
“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
Protection Against Uninsured Drivers
You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
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.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?