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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

Life Expectancy

Knowing your likely life expectancy is an important factor in making long-term financial plans.

IRA Eligibility

Use this calculator to determine whether you qualify for the different types of IRAs.

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.

Disability Income Insurance

How much Disability Income Insurance do you need?

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ISM Indexes Watch for Trouble on Both Sides of the Economy

Two different Purchasing Managers Indexes are generally considered to be leading economic indicators that can help businesses and investors make more informed decisions.

A Mortgage Recast Is an Alternative to Refinancing

This article explains how a mortgage recast works to enable a homeowner to reduce a monthly mortgage payment without having to refinance and why it may be an appealing solution in certain situations.

HOT TOPIC: Will Artificial Intelligence Upend the American Workforce?

This article discusses the race between tech companies to monetize AI and how widespread adoption might affect workers, the economy, and society in general.

HOT TOPIC: Can Productivity Keep Driving the U.S. Economy?

This article looks at the importance of productivity to the U.S. economy, possible contributing factors to the recent surge, and the prospects for an extended period of strong productivity growth.

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