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
Gap Insurance for Leased Cars
If you’re thinking of leasing a new car, then you shouldn’t forget about gap insurance.
Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Estimating the Cost of College
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.