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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

Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement

Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement

A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.

Put It in a Letter

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.

 

What is the Value of Your Business?

Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.

Spotting Credit Trouble

The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.

Problems with Probate

Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.

Earnings for All Seasons

Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?

Retiree Health Care Coverage Overseas

Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.

Tax Rules When Selling Your Home

The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.

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Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Disability Income

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

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Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

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Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?

RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

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