Welcome to KCCU Investment Services
The key to success is to start planning
your financial future today.
KCCU Investment Services, located at Kellogg Community Credit Union, serves the Battle Creek, Marshall, Kalamazoo, Three Rivers and Grand Rapids areas. The Financial Consultants take a holistic approach to wealth management specializing in the following areas:
- Financial Planning
- Retirement Planning
- Asset Planning
- 401(k) Transition Assistance
- 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.
Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
The A, B, C, & D of Medicare
Learn about all the parts of Medicare with this informative and enjoyable article.
Do You Owe The AMT?
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
Tax Rules When Selling Your Home
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
9 Facts About Social Security
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
Countdown to College
Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.
The Business Cycle
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Can Group, Private Disability Policies Work Together?
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
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Comparing Mortgage Terms
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
How Much Home Can I Afford?
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Paying Off a Credit Card
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Saving for College
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Contributing to an IRA?
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
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Protecting Those Who Matter Most
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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.
An Inside Look at Retirement Living
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
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Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
Keeping Up with the Joneses
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Encore Careers: Push Your Boundaries
Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.
Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?
When Markets React
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.