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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.

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Helpful Content

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.

Rebalancing Your Portfolio

Rebalancing Your Portfolio

Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.

Retiring the 4% Rule

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

 

The Business Cycle

Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.

Problems with Probate

Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.

Insuring Your Business With a Buy/Sell Agreement

Buy/sell agreements may help a business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.

Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent

It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business

To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.

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Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

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.

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Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.

Your DNA Test

If you have a family that relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are nearly 1,200 ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

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