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.
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
How Income Taxes Work
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
The Anatomy of a Supplemental Health Plan
Here’s a guide to explain all the parts of Medicare.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.
There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.
Not only can D&O insurance provide financial protection, but it can help improve an organization’s decision-making.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?