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.
Protecting Your Business from the Loss of a Key Person
Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.
Understanding Homeowners Insurance
Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.
Silver Sneakers 101
Medicare’s popular program, offering free gym membership and health education.
Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge
Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.
Diversification, Patience, and Consistency
Three important factors when it comes to your financial life.
Caring for Aging Parents
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
Choosing a Business Structure
Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”
Best Vacations: By Car, By Ship, By Foot, Once in a Lifetime
Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.
Countdown to College
Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.
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This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate Your RMD
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Impact of Taxes and Inflation
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
What Is My Life Expectancy?
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
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5 Smart Investing Principles
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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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?
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
From Boats to Brokers
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.