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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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Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

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Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

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How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

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