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
And the Executor Is
The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
To Buy or Not to Buy
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
When to Self-Insure
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
Buying a Vacation Home? 5 Questions to Consider First
You may be considering purchasing a vacation property, this can be an exciting milestone, but there are a few things to consider first.
Dog Bites Neighbor. Now What?
Even dogs have bad days. So, what happens when your dog bites a neighbor or passing pedestrian?
Orchestrating Your Retirement Accounts
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
Estimating the Cost of College
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
Social Media: #NewestBusinessLiabilityRisk
Social media may be a modern imperative for businesses looking to grow and build their brand, but it also introduces risk.
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What Is My Risk Tolerance?
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate Your RMD
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Impact of Taxes and Inflation
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Contributing to an IRA?
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Comparing Mortgage Terms
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
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Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
An Inside Look at Retirement Living
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment Strategies for Retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Protecting Those Who Matter Most
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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Global and International Funds
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Stay Safe with a B.O.P. At Your Back
Learn about the advantages of Business Owner Policies with this highly educational and fun animated video.
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We'd like to be one of them.
The Cost of Procrastination
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
The Power of Compound Interest
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.