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.
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Planning for Special Needs Children
Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.
Healthcare Costs in Retirement
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Those looking into environmentally minded home modifications may get a boost from Uncle Sam’s tax incentives.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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
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The question used to be, “How low can interest rates go?” Now it's, “How long can rates remain at their historic low levels?”
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
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