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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.

We're here to help educate you about the basic concepts of financial management, to help you learn more about who we are: and to give you fast, and easy access to market performance data. We hope you take advantage of this resource and visit us often. Be sure to add our site to your favorites in your Internet browser. We frequently update our information, and we wouldn't want you to miss any changes in the area of personal finance.

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How to Make the Tax Code Work for You

How to Make the Tax Code Work for You

When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all of your choices when it comes to managing your taxable income?

Your Personal Recovery

Your Personal Recovery

As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.

 

Thinking of Retiring Abroad?

However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.

Should You Choose a Fixed or Variable?

When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.

Financial Strategies in a Post-DOMA World

The Supreme Court’s declaring DOMA unconstitutional may require some same-sex couples to reconsider their financial strategy.

Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement

Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.

Investing with Your Heart

For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.

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Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

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.

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

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.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all of your choices when it comes to managing your taxable income?

Do You Feel Lucky?

Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

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

The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

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