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financial planning for your future is what we take pride in. Chris Porter has been planning for his clients' needs for over 25 years. Whether it’s for your child’s future educational goals, your retirement or to leave a family legacy, Chris is here for you and your family’s financial objectives. Feel free to click on “Services” to see what we have to offer here at PFS.

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Saving on Fitness Center Membership Costs

Saving on Fitness Center Membership Costs

There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.

Will Power

Will Power

Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.

Understanding Homeowner’s Insurance

Understanding Homeowner’s Insurance

Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.

 

The Business Cycle

Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.

Important Birthdays Over 50

Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.

“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.

Four Steps to Valuing an Estate

Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.

Earnings for All Seasons

Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?

5 Things That Seasoned Travelers Are Doing (That You're Not)

A collection of tips from professional travelers.

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Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

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Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

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Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Should I Invest in Gold?

Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

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