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. JIC seeks to reduce our clients’ financial concerns allowing them to focus on life’s more important activities.

While our physical headquarters is in Peoria, Illinois, we serve clients throughout Illinois, the nation and internationally.

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The Earliest Humans

The Earliest Humans

Archeologists have long traveled under the assumption that what we call the human race—the African hominids known to science as “homo sapiens”— evolved roughly 200,000 years ago in either southern or eastern Africa. Starting perhaps as early as 100,000 years ago, they migrated out of Africa and eventually displaced the European and Asian […]

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Our Driverless Future

Our Driverless Future

By now, you’re familiar with at least the concept of driverless cars—a new technology where computers will replace humans behind the wheel, gradually at first, and then all at once ten or more years down the (pun intended) road. But what you probably haven’t seen is a comprehensive review of the interesting social […]

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Who’s On Your Side?

Who’s On Your Side?

Friday, June 9 quietly marked/will mark an historic day in the financial services world. On that date, all financial advisors will be required to forego any sales agenda and give advice that would benefit their clients or customers—or, if they decide otherwise, to explain how and why they intend to give advice that […]

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