Welcome to Acuff Financial Services
Acuff Financial Services is a comprehensive financial services firm committed to helping you pursue long-term financial success. With expertise in tax, accounting, and wealth management we offer customized programs that are designed to seek growth, and potentially conserve your wealth by delivering an unprecedented level of personalized service.
As today's economic, financial and tax landscapes become increasingly complex, a comprehensive approach to financial planning and investment management - one that considers your entire financial picture - can lead to clearer more confident financial decisions. That's because every financial decision, from your investment choices to financing a home, saving for retirement, funding a child's education, planning your legacy, or business planning - also carry important tax implications. Making financial decisions that ignore important components of your overall financial picture can lead to unintended consequences and ineffective outcomes.
Whether you’re facing retirement, starting a business, have accounting and management needs—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.
Our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your risk comfort zone. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of our foundation of success.
Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search our website, send us a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
Investment services are offered by Perry Acuff and Alan Bradford through their affiliation with HD Vest Investment ServicesSM. Financial planning services are offered by Perry Acuff through his affiliation with HD Vest Advisory ServicesSM.
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Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
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Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
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