Lucas Financial Services, Inc.

 

Welcome to our Web site, where you’ll find a wealth of information in the form of newsletter articles, calculators, and research reports.

We hope your visit will help you understand the opportunities and potential rewards that are available when you take a proactive approach to your personal financial situation. We have created this Web site to help you gain a better understanding of the financial concepts behind insurance, investing, retirement, estate planning, and wealth preservation. Most important, we hope you see the value of working with skilled professionals to pursue your financial goals.

We’re here to help educate you about the basic concepts of financial management; to help you learn more about who we are; and to give you fast, easy access to market performance data. We hope you take advantage of this resource and visit us often. Be sure to add our site to your list of "favorites" in your Internet browser. We frequently update our information, and we wouldn’t want you to miss any developments in the area of personal finance.

Thanks for visiting,

Brad & Mary Lucas

Impact of Inflation

Estimate the future cost of an item based on today’s prices and the rate of inflation you expect.

Savings Accumulation

Estimate the future value of your current savings.

College Funding

Use this calculator to estimate the cost of your child’s education, based on the variables you input.

Retirement Plan Early Distribution

Estimate how much would remain after paying income taxes and penalties if you took an early distribution from a retirement plan.

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Investor, Know Thyself: How Your Biases Can Affect Investment Decisions

While traditional economic models assume that people make rational decisions, most humans don’t think like robots. This article summarizes some common biases that can influence financial decisions.

Home Energy Tax Credits

There are two separate federal tax credits available for home installation of certain energy efficient or clean energy property. Learn more.

It’s Your Money: Why Not Get Your Withholding Right?

Did you owe money at tax time or receive a large refund? This article discusses the types of situations in which taxpayers should consider adjusting their withholding.

Small Businesses Could Face Borrowing Challenges

Despite tougher lending conditions and higher interest costs, many people who need capital for business purposes may need to borrow money. This article discusses some common financing options.

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