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.
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Saving for College 101
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
Retirement Traps to Avoid
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.