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
McKinsey Global Institute recently reviewed how U.S. employment has changed since 1850 – measured by industrial sector. The largest employment decline was in agriculture and farming. Due to mechanization (tractors, combines, etc.), agricultural jobs share of the workforce declined about 56%.
Manufacturing jobs have also fallen, but total manufacturing employment, surprisingly, is down 3.6% (in terms […]
Tick. Tick. Tick. That is the sound of the potential debt bomb ticking inside American households. At the end of last year, Americans between the ages of 18 to 29 amassed over $1 trillion dollars in debt. Nearly 40% of it was student loan debt. That is the highest for that age group since 2007.
On a per-person basis, the U.S. spends more money on healthcare than any other country. What do we get for that level of spending? One would think the U.S. should be the healthiest nation, right?
Not even close. Bloomberg ranked the population of each nation on different health-related measures, including expected lifespan. The U.S. came in […]