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.
Variable Universal Life Insurance
Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.
Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies
Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
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.
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.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.