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.
U.S. Personal Savings Rate
What can be learned from the savings rate?
The Ivory Tower Changes Wall Street
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
The Latte Lie and Other Myths
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
Try these activities to keep your brain sharp.
Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.
Learn about the average American budget in this fun and interactive piece.
You might qualify for Medicare if you’re under 65-years-old. This article will explain the conditions where you may qualify for Medicare early.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
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.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
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.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”