Common Cents on the Prairie

Welcome to “Common Cents on the Prairie,” a podcast by First National Wealth Management. We are a regional-best provider of wealth management services including personal and institutional trust accounts as well as investment management and retirement plan services. This podcast is our chance to share some of our passions and help make your money work for you. We'll be focusing on bringing you timely, relevant, and thought provoking financial advice and interesting content.

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Episode 9:

Budgeting, investing, and saving can be a lot to think about, especially when you have no clue how to get started. You’re in luck! Adam can get you pointed in the right direction using our Wealth Accumulator Roadmap.

Episode 8:

We love seeing entrepreneurs’ dreams come true and being a part of their journeys. Adam sits down with Jodi Schwan, founder and owner of SiouxFalls.Business, to discuss money habits, investing, and the success of her small business.

Episode 7:

Adam and FNBSF’s Legal Manager, Joe Dylla, break down the basics of estate planning. Learn to navigate your way through wills, trusts, and powers of attorney so you can prevent some possible family feuds in the future.

Episode 6:

Each year, reporters ask Warren Buffett the same question: How should we be investing our money? The response might surprise you. Adam breaks it down and offers practices you can use in your own investing!

Episode 5:

So, you want to be a millionaire, huh? Well, lucky for you, Adam is breaking down how you can save $1 million by the time you’re 65. Whether you’re in your 20s, 30s, or 40s, learn how much you need to save each month and what you’ll need to do to reach that goal!

Episode 4:

You’ve probably heard that money is the number one cause of divorce. On this episode, First National’s Chief Wealth Management Officer, Adam Cox, and his wife, Diane, discuss this topic and offer some steps you can take to manage money in your marriage.

Episode 3:

Was your New Year’s resolution to get in better financial shape for 2020? If you’re like 80% of resolution-makers, you’ve probably abandoned that resolution. Adam has seven steps you can take to get back on track.

Episode 2:

Adam is talking about why you should prioritize saving for your retirement over paying for your kids’ college. Doesn’t sound right, does it? Learn why you should be investing in yourself before worrying about others (your kids).

Episode 1:

Have you ever heard the expression, “Keeping up with the Joneses”? In our first episode of Common Cents on the Prairie, Chief Wealth Management Officer Adam Cox dives into who the Joneses are and some facts that just may surprise you.

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Any comments, insights, or strategies discussed on this podcast are intended to be general in nature and, therefore, may not be suitable for you and your situation, whatever that may be. Before acting on anything we discuss, please consult with your attorney, CPA, and/or your financial advisor.

Shared with permission from the South Dakota Bankers Association. As part of the SDBA’s mission to grow South Dakota’s future bank leaders, we are featuring a monthly emerging leader.

Bryant was born and raised in Pipestone, MN, and attended the University of North Dakota, where he earned a degree in investments.