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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.
Why You Need an Estate Strategy
Do you have an estate strategy? You should.
U.S. Personal Savings Rate
What can be learned from the savings rate?
What Is a 1035 Exchange?
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.
Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.