Johnston Investment Counsel
Life the Way You Planned It…
Johnston Investment Counsel (JIC) is an independent, fee-only, comprehensive financial planning, investment management and consulting firm that has been in business since 1997. We are fiduciaries working with both individual and institutional clients.
JIC understands that today’s financial lives are complicated. Our financial planning process seeks to reduce our clients’ financial concerns allowing them to focus on life’s more important activities.
From our physical headquarters is in Peoria, Illinois, we serve clients throughout Illinois, the nation and internationally.
Why Fee Only Planning?
JIC is a fee-only firm. We receive no commissions and our fees are fully transparent and disclosed using a simple, understandable approach.
SolutionsA true financial partner solely focused on your best interest, we examine our client’s entire financial situation, to provide a better integrated solution.
Our Financial Planning ServicesA fee-only, comprehensive financial planning and investment management firm, JIC provides a wide range of integrated services concentrated on achieving your financial goals and objectives.
We believe being employee owned is also a significant differentiating factor as our clients will interact with a principal of the firm. The years of professional experience we bring to our clients is also a a major client benefit.
Recent News & Information
A roundtable of notable CEOs was recently asked an interesting question: what characteristics make an irreplaceable worker? How can you describe this individual? You might think their response would mention outstanding abilities, a fantastic educational history, or business certifications. But rather, the CEOs recorded three key characteristics:
A drama-free character. The notion here is people who […]
We’ve been hearing more of it lately — the bots are coming for your job, and they’re going to get it. Right?
Perhaps not. A new report by the OECD (the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development), — a 36 member intergovernmental financial organization — recently concluded that only 14% of jobs in developed nations are […]
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has essentially eliminated the so-called “marriage penalty.” However, the new law imposes a new “stealth” marriage penalty that will impact taxpayers in higher-tax states.
The marriage penalty is generally defined as charging more federal taxes on married couples with two incomes than could be charged on the same couple if […]