Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether you are investing for retirement, college savings or estate planning, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
We invite you to meet our team of professionals, who have more than 40 years of combined experience in the financial services industry. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call Arcola Office: 217-268-3216 or Villa Grove Office: 217-832-3033
Split Annuity Strategy
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
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With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
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Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
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Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
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The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
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