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
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
Raising Healthy Children
Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.
Death is No Excuse
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
Understanding the value of a home warranty.
Try these activities to keep your brain sharp.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.