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

How to Respond To a Data Breach

How to Respond To a Data Breach

You may have read that hackers broke into the Equifax database and stole personal information tied to 143 million people.  Equifax is one of the four nationwide credit-reporting agencies that track and rate the financial history of U.S. consumers.  Three of the agencies (Equifax, Experian, and Transunion) are the “major” players.  A fourth firm, Innovis, […]

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What Costs More

What Costs More

Inflation has been pretty benign over the last 20 years, right?  The U.S. Consumer Price Index has ranged from negative 0.4% in 2009 to a high of 3.8% in the awful 2008 economic year.  In 13 of those 20 years, the CPI was below 2.5%, which is hardly comparable to the double-digit inflation […]

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Health and Financial Wellness

Health and Financial Wellness

Your financial plan is about your goals and finances.  But is it also about your health?

In a recent blog post on the Forbes.com website, financial planner and medical professional Carolyn McClanahan suggests that your health status may be a crucial input into your overall financial plan.

Why?  Because it helps you know how long your […]

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