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.
The Other Sure Thing
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
How Stocks Work
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?
Learn about the dangers of internet fraud with this highly educational and fun “pulp” comic.
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
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
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”