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.
The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
The New Wild West: Bitcoin
Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.
Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
Here are several important changes to Social Security that may impact how and when you can begin taking income benefits.
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
The question used to be, “How low can interest rates go?” Now it's, “How long can rates remain at their historic low levels?”
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.