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
The growing wealth gap in America is only being accentuated by the increasing number of people unemployed because of this pandemic. However, something that is becoming abundantly clearer because of these times is how much more CEOs are making than the workers that we call “essential” being paid minimum wage.
In 2019 business.org did a study […]
Imagine a world where YOU pay banks for letting them hold your cash. While it may sound like a scam, starting in 2014, the European Central Bank started offering negative interest rates to its depositors. At the peak, $12.2 trillion of central bank deposits were paying negative interest rates.
According to Jana Randow and Yuko Takeo, […]
Among other things, the National Association of College and University Business Officers surveys college endowments. A recent survey listed $616 billion in assets among 104 colleges. The chart shows the 40 largest.
Harvard is the largest with over $38 billion in assets, while the University of Richmond (at 40th) has $2.5 billion in assets. Endowment assets are […]