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Understanding Today's Financial Environment

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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Investment Strategies for Retirement

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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Surprises

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

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.

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