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.
9 Facts About Retirement
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Stop Wasting Money
One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.
The New Red Scare: Chinese Ownership of U.S. Debt
China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
Your liability for damages that occur when a tree on your property falls on your neighbor’s property is not clear cut.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
What does the Tax Reform and Jobs Act mean for you?
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.