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.
Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Orchestrating Your Retirement Accounts
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
Do you have an estate strategy? You should.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.