Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome, I’m Mark S. Butterworth, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM in Danvers, MA. I understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. I can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether you are investing for retirement, college savings or estate planning, my personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
I have over twenty years of experience in financial services. I can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. I look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call 978-774-9200.
The Pre-Retirement Checklist
This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.
The Financial Literacy Crisis
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
Personal Finance Tips for Military Families
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
What can be learned from the savings rate?
Your liability for damages that occur when a tree on your property falls on your neighbor’s property is not clear cut.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?