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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

When Does Your Personal Car Become a Commercial Vehicle?

When Does Your Personal Car Become a Commercial Vehicle?

At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

Good Health is Good Business

Good Health is Good Business

Good employee health can be great for the company’s bottom line.

 

Raising Healthy Children

Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.

What to Look for in a Long-Term Care Policy

Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

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

Important Birthdays Over 50

Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.

Rebalancing Your Portfolio

Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.

Spotting Credit Trouble

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

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Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Contributing to an IRA?

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

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

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

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

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.

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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 Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement 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.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

Coaches

Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

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