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.

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Recent News & Information

The Worldwide One Percenters

The Worldwide One Percenters

We’ve been hearing a lot about “the one percenter” – the level of income required to be in the top one percent. Of course, this amount changes depending on the country you live in.

The one-percenters threshold for each country, from lowest to highest, is shown in the following table (all figures translated […]

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Reducing the Donut Hole

Reducing the Donut Hole

You may never have heard of the “Donut Hole”. It has to do the Medicare Part D prescription drug plans. The donut hole is an unusual coverage gap that is triggered after you have paid $3,750 of drug costs in a year. After reaching the donut hole, you would suddenly be paying for […]

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Why Advanced Directives are Important

Why Advanced Directives are Important

Many people have specific ideas about how much and the type of care they want to receive at the end of their life. Unfortunately, many wait too long before creating and documenting these wishes – as well as identifying a person (known as a health care surrogate) responsible for making the decisions if the […]

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