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.
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Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
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