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
Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
What is the Value of Your Business?
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
Do You Owe The AMT?
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
Here’s a guide to explain all the parts of Medicare.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?
There’s a link between debt and stress.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
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.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.