Welcome to LCB CPAs & Advisors, Ltd.
Over the last 70 years, LCB CPAs & Advisors, Ltd. has built its reputation on providing exceptional accounting, tax, audit and bookkeeping services for our clients throughout the Vandalia, Greenville, and Highland, Illinois areas. The firm's professionals bring a wealth of experience in accounting, tax and business consulting services to help you and your business succeed. We understand the financial challenges that our families and business owners face and are here to help you pursue your goals. At LCB CPAs & Advisors, Ltd., we are not just accountants, we are your trusted financial partners.
For over 25 years, Joe Cearlock has been providing Financial Planning and Wealth Management Services to his clients. With over 35 years experience as a CPA, he can consolidate the financial planning processes of investment, retirement, income tax, estate and risk management planning all in one office.
Our offices are conveniently located at 1007 North Eight St, Vandalia, IL, 114 North Second St, Greenville, IL and 1101 Main St, Highland, IL.
Investment and financial planning services are offered by Joseph Cearlock through his affiliation with Avantax.
When Heirs are Imperfect
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
How to Make the Tax Code Work for You
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.
Learn all about Medicare basics in this informative and insightful article.
You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Peer-to-peer payment apps are one of the newest ways to send money.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.