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
Years ago, a study in the Journal of Business of the University of Chicago a researcher named Sidney Wachtel found that stocks tend to go up more in January than in the other months – something dubbed the “January Effect”. In addition, over time, we have “learned” that markets tend to decline during the […]
Many people are not carrying around all the stuff they once did. For example, your phone is now your camera and your earbuds replaced your old Walkman. Your phone also functions as your GPS, email and text sender and receiver, and the mobile apps function in ways that once required a computer.
The consolidation […]
For someone saving for the cost of future retirement, inflation erodes your future purchasing power. One of your investment objectives is likely to have a return greater than the drag of inflation.
Believe it or not, the government (specifically the IRS) will periodically increase certain thresholds for the impacts of inflation. For […]