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.
Bridging the Confidence Gap
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
The Ivory Tower Changes Wall Street
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
90% of small businesses in the U.S. don't protect their data from cyber attacks. Is your business at risk?
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.