Welcome to KCFCU Investment Services
The key to success is to start planning
your financial future today.
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.
What Is a 1035 Exchange?
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
The Cost of Procrastination
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Will You Pay the AMT?
Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
In the face of divorce, making changes to insurance coverage may be overlooked.
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
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.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like the junk in a junk drawer.