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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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When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable

When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable

Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.

Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.

Insurance Needs Assessment: Married With Children

Insurance Needs Assessment: Married With Children

When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.

 

What Is a Roth 401(k)?

Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.

Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge

Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.

The ABC’s of Auto Insurance

What kind of auto insurance should you have? Do you know?

An Overview of Renter’s Insurance

Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.

Universal Life Insurance

Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.

Insurance Needs Assessment: Married With Children

When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.

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Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

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.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

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Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

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