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.
How Income Taxes Work
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Tax Reform: Before and After
What did the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act change? Here's a quick snapshot.
Women and Retirement
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.
Important items to consider when purchasing condo insurance.
Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
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.