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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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Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."

Caring for Aging Parents

Caring for Aging Parents

As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.

Succeeding at Business Succession

Succeeding at Business Succession

There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.

 

Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge

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

Asset Allocation

Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.

New Trends Redefine Travel

The latest trends in travel reflect a rich menu of exciting new possibilities.

How Big is Money?

Learn a little about worldwide currency in this fun infographic

Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?

Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right

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

A collection of tips from professional travelers.

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What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

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.

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Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.

No Cash, No Checks, No Problem

Peer-to-peer payment apps are one of the newest ways to send money.

Don't Buy The Hype

There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.

RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

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

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

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