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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

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

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."

Do You Owe The AMT?

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.

The Cost of Procrastination

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

 

Disability and Your Finances

In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

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

Is Term Life Insurance for You?

Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.

Universal Life Insurance

Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.

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Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

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Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

The New Wild West: Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.

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