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.
Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
Insuring Your Business With a Buy/Sell Agreement
It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.
Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
If you have a family that relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.