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Butterworth Financial

(978) 774-9200

7 Federal Street
Suite 36
Danvers, MA 01923

Plan Grow Enjoy

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.

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The Pre-Retirement Checklist

The Pre-Retirement Checklist

This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.

The Financial Literacy Crisis

The Financial Literacy Crisis

Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.

 

The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

Fallen Tree Damage—Who Pays?

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Will Power

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4 Steps to Protecting a Child with Disabilities

Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.

9 Facts About Retirement

Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.

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Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

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The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

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