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Oktoberfest Open House

October 2014 marked the beginning of a new chapter for Acorn Financial Services. The group officially relocated their main office to a newly built space in Reston, VA.  The firm has grown substantially over the past few years and the
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How investment advisers can win DIY clients

Friday, August 22, 2014 – Article by Hilary Johnson. James Gambaccini was recently quoted on a Reuters article on How Investment Advisers can win DIY clients.

Retirement Income Planning

The pre-retirement phase of clients’ working lives is the primary focus of most financial advisors. But it is possible to build a thriving practice in the retirement income planning market even after clients stop working. Here is James Gambaccini’s approach
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Niche Play 21, 2014 James Gambaccini is featured in this Wealth Management article, Niche Play.  Advisors who target a niche, often one based on a particular profession, often stand a better chance of growing a business. Printed article on REP Magazine will hit stands
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An Open Letter to our interns…

This summer, Acorn Financial Services had the pleasure of having 4 sets of extra hands to help us migrate to “the cloud”… It wasn’t always fun and games, our lovely interns had the tedious task of scanning & labeling endless
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Market Volatility

We wanted to take this time to provide you with a brief refresher on market cycles.  With the total U.S stock market and international markets up more than 193% and 124% respectively since their lows of March 2009, patient long-term
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Contact: Eric P. Scruggs, CFP® Phone: 703.293.3100 ERIC P. SCRUGGS BECOMES LATEST CFP® AT ACORN FINANCIAL For Immediate Release ERIC P. SCRUGGS, CFP®, Financial Advisor at Acorn Financial Services in Fairfax,VA has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board
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5 Money Saving Tips for Exchanging Currency

abc News/July 16, 2014 James Gambaccini is featured in this abc News article, 5 Money Saving Tips for Exchanging Currency.  Headed overseas for summer vacation? It’s easy to get hit with extra fees and expensive exchange rates when switching currencies.

Major Stock Market Indexes

There are a number of stock market indexes that are frequently mentioned on television and cited in financial newspapers and magazines. They measure various slices of the stock market and can be used as performance benchmarks for both investment vehicles
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Don’t Let Small Numbers Distract You From the Big Picture

Even though it’s all about dollars and cents, the financial industry runs on percentages; dollar signs are few and far between. The use of percentages is an understandable, and helpful, convention when communicating financial information. After all, a headline saying
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1875 Campus Commons Drive
Suite 100
Reston, VA 20191
Phone 703-293-3100

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