DesPain Investment Solutions

DesPain Investment Solutions, Ltd. (DIS), is a Registered Investment Advisor in the State of Illinois specializing in fee-based asset management and comprehensive retirement planning. We provide sound financial planning tailored to your individual needs. We believe each of our clients has their own unique circumstances and that we must fully understand your financial goals before any recommendations are made.

In 1988, Don DesPain, MS, CFP™, President, received The Certified Financial Planner™ designation. In addition, he holds a Master of Science specializing in comprehensive retirement planning.

Martin Petrie adds strength to the company by specializing in certain aspects of the financial planning process. DIS strongly supports an ongoing commitment to education with all their associates.

The financial planning services offered by the company include:


DIS charges a fee for asset management and financial planning advice. Our fee scale varies according to the complexity of your financial situation, and is set at the time we begin the financial planning process. Clients may also elect to work on an hourly-consulting basis regarding specific concerns. Finally, clients are not required to implement their plan with us, though most do. We may be compensated by fee or commission during the implementation process for appropriate investment and insurance needs.

With the help of DIS you will gain a new sense of control over your financial life. We will provide you with sound guidance so you are capable of making the right financial decision today. And by projecting your financial future, we’ll let you know exactly where you stand in order to prepare you for long-term financial security.

Investment Advisory Services provided through DesPain Investment Solutions, Ltd, a State of Illinois registered investment advisor located in Collinsville, Illinois. The use of the term “registered investment adviser” does not imply a certain level of skill or training. Securities are offered through Saxony Securities, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC. Nothing on this website is intended as legal or tax advice. Please consult with your independent legal or tax advisor to seek advice based on your particular circumstances. For additional information about DesPain Investment Solutions, Ltd, including fees and services, please contact our office for our disclosure statements as set forth on Form ADV. Our Form ADV is also available at the Investment Adviser Public Disclosure website (

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