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
- Life, LTC. & Disability Insurance
- Business Retirement Plans
- College Investment Plans
- Investment Analysis
- Portfolio Evaluations
- Retirement Planning
A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College
Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.
Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?