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

New Benefit and Investment Thresholds

New Benefit and Investment Thresholds

Each year, the U.S. government changes a variety of thresholds impacting benefits and investment contributions. These increases are usually tied to the inflation rate. For the past ten years, since inflation has been pretty low, most of the increases have been modest.

Below is a summary of the 2019 levels.

The contribution […]

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Delaying Marriage

Delaying Marriage

While no one seems to have a good explanation, American adults are increasingly delaying marriage. Based on the latest population survey by the U.S. Census bureau, the median age at first marriage in the U.S. is almost 30. (29.8 for men and 27.8 for women). For reference, in 2003, the median first […]

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Have Economic Benefits Reached Everyone?

Have Economic Benefits Reached Everyone?

America seems to be at near peak prosperity, as the stock market has boomed (until recently) for the last 10 years and the previous recession occurred over 10 years ago. The unemployment rate is near a historic low. While there are disagreements about which President is responsible for this wonderful news, most Americans are […]

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