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.
Bursting the Bubble
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Social Security: The Elephant in the Room
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Keep Your Umbrella Handy
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
What kind of auto insurance should you have? Do you know?
90% of small businesses in the U.S. don't protect their data from cyber attacks. Is your business at risk?
These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.
Technology tips to make your next trip even better.
What does the Tax Reform and Jobs Act mean for you?
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.