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.
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A Primer on Dividends
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Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
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Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
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