Welcome to Larkin & Associates, a family team of Certified Financial Planner™ practitioners located in Surprise, Arizona. The team, consisting of J. Donald Larkin, CFP®, M. Sue Larkin, Registered Representative, and Michael J. Larkin, CFP®, has been serving the Sun Cities area since 1981 and is positioned to continue serving the area for many years to come. The Larkins firmly believe that personal relationships and customer service are the basis for strong business partnerships. 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.
When Should You Take Social Security
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
What is the Value of Your Business?
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
The Long Run: Women and Retirement
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?