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.
Six Most Overlooked Tax Deductions
Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century
Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.
Investing with Your Heart
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
What can be learned from the savings rate?
Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.
Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
What does your home really cost?
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.