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

Spending and the Brain

Spending and the Brain

Many people will spend money irrationally – and for a variety of reasons. Maybe to make themselves feel better, satisfy a mid-life crisis, or to “keep up with the Joneses”. What is less commonly known is that these behaviors are embedded in our brains? But, what is the actual reason why spending […]

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Millennials Now Dominate

Millennials Now Dominate

As of July 1, 2019, the U.S. Census Bureau reports that millennials age 23-38 now outnumber the Baby Boom generation (previously the largest) age 55-73 by just under a million individuals. The actual numbers came to 72.1 million for Millennials vs. 71.6 million for the Boomers.

In addition, as young immigrants come into the […]

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Future Health Care Costs

Future Health Care Costs

Every year, the Milliman insurance industry consulting firm issues a report that estimates the average cost of health insurance and copays across the American population. The most recent study looked at couples who are assumed to live to age 88 and 90, and takes into account premiums and out-of-pocket expenses for a Medicare Part […]

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