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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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The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

Pay Yourself First

Pay Yourself First

It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.

Rightsizing for Retirement

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

 

And the Executor Is

The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.

How Income Taxes Work

A quick look at how federal income taxes work.

Volunteering in Retirement

For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

Four Really Good Reasons to Invest

There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?

Split Annuity Strategy

Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.

Do You Owe The AMT?

If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.

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Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

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A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

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