Welcome to Acorn Investment Strategies
Acorn Investment Strategies was established to provide ongoing professional advice to investors and help them address their individual financial objectives. We combine personalized service with a disciplined investment management process and offer objective research with access to a wide selection of nonproprietary investment options. As your independent advisor, our primary focus will be investments that match your needs, goals and lifestyle. Our commitment to the partnerships we develop is consistent and ethical service to work towards our clients’ financial objectives.
We encourage you to explore our site and learn more about the services we provide. Should you have any questions or would like more information on our firm, please feel free to email us or call us at 919-362-4889. We look forward to hearing from you.
Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
You might qualify for Medicare if you’re under 65-years-old. This article will explain the conditions where you may qualify for Medicare early.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.