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
During the past year ending September, homes sales have declined by 13%. In combination with the volatility in stock prices, some are concerned about the condition of the U.S. economy.
In the past, housing market declines have been an indicator of a future decline in economic activity. However, in the aggregate, we believe housing is sending […]
The amount of corporate debt has recently reached $1 trillion. Research from Bloomberg News firm found that businesses have taken advantage of over a decade of low interest rates to make acquisitions – substantially increasing their debt load.
Looking at a few of the acquisitions, the investigators found that companies commonly borrowed two to six times […]
Since the economy and stock markets have been doing well, we have been told that the U.S. has recovered from the Great Recession. However, reaching new stock market highs and personally recovering from the losses sustained are two different things.
A recent study from the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard evaluated […]