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Welcome. We're Oakton Investment Management, a financial organization in Skokie, 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 your goal is preparing for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.

Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. 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.

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Mutual Funds vs. ETFs

Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.

The Cost of Procrastination

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Critical Estate Documents

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Social Security: The $64,000 Question

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This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

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This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Estimate Your RMD

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Inflation & Retirement

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Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Perception vs. Reality

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

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

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16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

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