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.
The Half Million Dollar Baby
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Earnings for All Seasons
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Alternative Investments - Going Mainstream
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
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 a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.