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.
The Real Cost of a Vacation Home
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
Inflation - Back to the Future
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”
Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
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.