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
How to Appeal Your Property Taxes
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.
Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?