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1421 North Main Street
Columbia, IL 62236

Mike Kossina

618-281-6198

 
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What are your Dreams?

With a financial consultant, you can be comfortable knowing that you can rely on the knowledge and experience of a trusted professional. Call or come by for a free consultation. First National Investments and your financial consultant, Mike Kossina, are here to help you plan for tomorrow ... Today.

Mike can be reached at (618) 281-6198 and his primary office is located at the Columbia Banking Center.

What are your Goals?

Whether you are saving for college, looking forward to a financially secure retirement, or simply protecting yourself and your family from the prospect of financial uncertainty, the knowledgeable financial consultant at First National Investments can help you determine the financial strategy that’s right for you.

First National Investments offers access to:

  • Stocks and Bonds
  • Mutual Funds
  • Annuities
  • Life, LTC. & Disability Insurance
  • Business Retirement Plans
  • College Investment Plans
  • Investment Analysis
  • Portfolio Evaluations
  • Retirement Planning

Helpful Content

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.

What If You Get Audited?

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement

Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement

Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.

 

How the Federal Reserve Works

Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.

Making Sense Of A Home Warranty

Understanding the value of a home warranty.

When Heirs are Imperfect

The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.

Asset Allocation

Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.

Errors and Omissions Insurance

E&O insurance is specifically designed to protect you, or your company, from the risk of a client’s dissatisfaction.

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Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

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.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

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