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KCFCU Investment Services, located at Kellogg Community Federal Credit Union, serves the Kalamazoo and Battle Creek area. The Financial Consultants take a holistic approach to wealth management specializing in the following areas:

  • Financial Planning
  • Retirement Planning
  • Asset Planning
  • 401(k) Rollovers
  • Estate Planning
  • Life Insurance

We strive to help you understand the opportunities and potential rewards that are available when you take a proactive approach to your personal financial situation.

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