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
Understanding Homeowner’s Insurance
Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.
What’s Your Investment IQ?
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
Spotting Credit Trouble
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
In the face of divorce, making changes to insurance coverage may be overlooked.
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
Five strategies for managing your student debt.
Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.