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.
The Anatomy of a Supplemental Health Plan
Here’s a guide to explain all the parts of Medicare.
Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
Tips for Finding Care for Your Disabled Child
The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.
The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
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.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.