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, CFP®, 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.
What is the Value of Your Business?
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
Apps That Help Achieve Goals
If you find it hard to attain personal life goals, there’s an app for that!
When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
This article allows those who support LGBTQ+ interests to explore the possibilities of Socially Responsible Investing.
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?