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Welcome,Boyer and Sappenfield Investment Advisors is an independent- family owned financial services company with two locations:  Arcola, IL and Villa Grove, IL.

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



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Principles of Preserving Wealth

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Red Flags for Tax Auditors

Red Flags for Tax Auditors

Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.

Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge

Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge

Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.

 

A Look at Whole Life Insurance

Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.

An Overview of Renter’s Insurance

Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.

Mortgages in Retirement

Explore the benefits and drawbacks to paying off your mortgage prior to retirement with this article.

9 Facts About Social Security

There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

How Stocks Work

Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.

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Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

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What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

Preparing For the Ultimate Vacation

Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.

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