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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

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Catch-Up Contributions

Catch-Up Contributions

Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

 

Value vs. Growth Investing

Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.

Certain Uncertainties in Retirement

The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.

Tips for Finding Care for Your Disabled Child

The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.

Types of Stock Market Analysis

Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.

Directors and Officers Liability Insurance

Not only can D&O insurance provide financial protection, but it can help improve an organization’s decision-making.

Saving on Fitness Center Membership Costs

There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.

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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.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

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.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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.

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

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Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

Inflation and Your Portfolio

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

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

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

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

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