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.
Choosing a Business Structure
Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”
Planning for Special Needs Children
Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.
Understanding Long-Term Care
Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
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.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Here are 3 steps to take right now that may make a difference if you find yourself suddenly single.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.