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
Tips for Finding Care for Your Special-Needs Child
The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.
When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable
Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.
Protecting Your Home Against Flood Loss
Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
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.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.