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.
When Do You Need a Will?
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
Women and Retirement
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.