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

Global Stock Market Valuations

Global Stock Market Valuations

A common measure of stock market valuation is the price / earnings (P/E) ratio. The calculation takes a company’s price and divides it by its earnings per share. The resulting ratio can be compared throughout history or to other countries.

As of December 31, the P/E ratio of large U.S. stocks (using […]

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Homeowners Insurance & Dogs

Homeowners Insurance & Dogs

There are over 63 million U.S. households that own a dog. You may not have known that, when buying homeowners insurance, many insurance companies have a list of dog breeds they will not provide liability coverage for.

When a dog bites or causes other dog-related injuries (think: somebody falls because a dog jumps […]

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Population Changes

Population Changes

Recently, the Census Bureau published the official 2020 state population counts. The data, which gets updated every 10 years, will be used in Congressional redistricting efforts this fall, but for now we can see which states are net gainers of seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, and which states have lost seats.

The […]

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