Welcome to Porter Financial Strategies
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.
Porter Financial Strategies
Death is No Excuse
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.