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.
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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 Richest Man in Babylon
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Making a career move requires tough decisions, not the least of which is what to do with the funds in your retirement plan.
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
How long does a $20 bill last?
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
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
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.