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Welcome to KCFCU Investment Services

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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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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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Global and International Funds

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Suddenly Single: Three Steps to Take Now

Here are 3 steps to take right now that may make a difference if you find yourself suddenly single.

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