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 Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
Are Alternative Investments Right for You?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
Apps that help small business owners better manage and grow their business.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.