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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This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
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Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
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All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.