Porter Morgan & Associates
Porter Morgan & Associates, Wealth Management is an independently owned financial consulting firm with more than 65 years of dedicated personalized service to our clients. Our independence allows us to offer you an unbiased objective approach to serving your investment needs.
Porter Morgan’s myWealthLink is a next-generation financial information and management tool that allows you to organize, store and monitor all of your important financial and personal information in one place, which you can access from anywhere in the world via your own secure and protected Personal Financial Home Page. myWealthLink provides you with a level of coordination and control over your financial affairs that was previously unavailable, and allows us to better serve your financial needs. The link is located under the client access portal.
Whether you are just starting to save for your future, or are a seasoned investor, Porter Morgan has the financial management experience to direct you towards reaching your objectives. We also offer financial and investment services through First Allied Securities, Inc. to business owners and their employees. Our commitment is to always provide unbiased advice, impeccable service, and diversified financial resources to serve your individual needs … that’s one benefit of an independent perspective. For a unique retirement-focused learning experience, visit us at The Income for Life Model, Retirement Information Center
Social Security: The Elephant in the Room
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Death is No Excuse
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
How to Appeal Your Property Taxes
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
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.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.