Harris Financial Services, Inc.

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At Harris Financial Services, Inc., we understand that individuals, families, and businesses face unique challenges in navigating retirement planning, investments, debt, taxes, estate, inheritance, legacy and continuity planning, and many other issues surrounding the financial aspects of life.

Our goal is to forge our wisdom and experience into practical strategies that are individually tailored for your needs as a client.  Financial matters are only one piece of a whole and healthy life, but their success or failure is felt throughout.  It is our desire that your life is improved in numerous areas because of your decision to work with us. We firmly believe knowledgeable investors are best-equipped to make wise decisions, and we strive to teach and share wisdom to clients (and their families) at all ages.

Please contact us to learn more about our services and how we might serve you. There is no cost to speak with our team and we are happy to review your current portfolio or plan. We look forward to hearing from you!

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A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

What Is a Roth 401(k)?

What Is a Roth 401(k)?

Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.

What Is a Stretch IRA?

What Is a Stretch IRA?

If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.

 

What Is a Stretch IRA?

If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

A Primer on Dividends

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Value vs. Growth Investing

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Insuring Your Second Home

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Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

Once Upon a Goal

Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.

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