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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.

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Social Security: Two Benefit Strategies Eliminated

Social Security: Two Benefit Strategies Eliminated

Here are several important changes to Social Security that may impact how and when you can begin taking income benefits.

Inventorying Your Possessions

Inventorying Your Possessions

Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.

Get Paid for Going Green

Get Paid for Going Green

Those looking into environmentally minded home modifications may get a boost from Uncle Sam’s tax incentives.

 

How Financial Advisors Are Compensated

Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.

What Is a Roth 401(k)?

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

To Catch a Thief

Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.

Planning for the Expected

You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.

Password Protection Strategies

Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.

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What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

Long-Term-Care Needs

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

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

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What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

18 Years Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

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