Honesty is the foundation of any fruitful relationship. 


We hold ourselves to the highest moral and ethical standards.


With over 20 years of experience, we have the experience you need.  

Services We Provide


In an unpredictable and uncertain world, you can trust us to successfully navigate and prosper in todays market.

Financial Planning

Leveraging over two decades of experience we can help you achieve your goals and prosper.

Our Little Story


Fort Des Moines Financial Services is an independently owned financial advisory firm that holds honesty, integrity, and professionalism in the highest regard. David Harkin CFP, CLU, ChFC is knowledgeable, experienced and eager to learn more about your unique needs. David is passionate about financial planning and will take the time to design a plan that will provide you options and the best recommendations given your situation. His advice is 360.

David has over twenty years of experience in investing into the financial industry. David’s portfolio’s are held at T.D. Ameritrade using stocks, bonds and ETF’s. Take action and call, write back, or stop in and get your finances on the right track with FDMFS. No obligation, free consultation reviews. Free quotes are available (life, disability, long-term care) and hours can be extended to fit your needs.

Did you know that

We are trusted by more than 300 clients

I am dedicated to taking care of my family and my clients here on the South Side of Des Moines.  I have worked hard to provide my clients with the best products and sound advice and would never offer anything I myself wouldn’t use. Click the button below to learn more about my history. 

Why I am an expert
in this field

20+ Years of Experience

  • Registered Investment Advisor since 2007
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
  • Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)
  • Chartered Life Underwriter

Success Stories

what we have done
All Time Clients
Million Invested

Honesty, Integrity and Professionalism is what you can expect from Fort Des Moines Financial Services, Inc. 

David HarkinOwner

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