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In this new website you will find a wealth of information in the form of educational videos, newsletters articles, calculators and research reports to assist you in making informed decisions.

The wealth management firm of Jonlyn & Associates, started in 1991 by John V. Pezzullo CPA, has grown today to eight professionals, comprised of CPA’s, EA’s, Financial Planners, Investment Advisors and Bookkeepers, each offering top-notch credentials and experience. Offices in Wheaton (accounting and wealth management) and Bolingbrook (accounting and wealth management) primarily service the greater Chicago counties of DuPage, Will, Kane, Cook, Kendall, McHenry and DeKalb.  The service does not stop at the state border, as we have clientele throughout the United States.

From individual retirement plans, 401K plans and rollovers through insurance needs including long term care to accounting and multi state income taxes, the team at Jonlyn and Associates can assist you with all of your wealth management needs and education.  The Jonlyn team offers a strategic approach to helping clients pursue their goals and devises individual solutions to meet your personal needs.

Helpful Content

Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages

Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages

Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.

A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

 

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.

Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies

Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.

Does Your Child Need to File an Income Tax Return?

When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.

New Trends Redefine Travel

The latest trends in travel reflect a rich menu of exciting new possibilities.

Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy

Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."

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My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Disability Income

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

Paying Off a Credit Card

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

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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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

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The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

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

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

The Fed and How It Got That Way

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

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

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