Welcome to Larkin & Associates, an Investment Advisory firm located in Surprise, Arizona. J. Donald Larkin and M. Sue Larkin, Certified Financial Planner™ practitioners, have operated Larkin & Associates since 1981. They firmly believe that personal relationships and customer service are the basis for strong business partnerships. Larkin & Associates is family owned and operated and is positioned to continue for many years to come. Over the next few years, we will see greater and faster innovations in technology and investments than ever before. We plan to be right here, helping you make the adjustments to our ever-changing financial world. Our mission has been, and continues to be to help you and your family create and maintain wealth for current and future generations. We believe that this Web site will prove to be beneficial to you. Please feel free to contact us for further information.
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
The Utility of Sector Investing
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
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
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.