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.
The Cost of Procrastination
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.
Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
What does your home really cost?
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.