Mortgage, Retirement and Investing Expert
Mark Henricks has reported on personal finance, investing, retirement, entrepreneurship and other topics for more than 30 years. His freelance byline has appeared on CNBC.com and in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and other leading publications. Mark has written books including, “Not Just A Living: The Complete Guide to Creating a Business That Gives You A Life.” His favorite reporting is the kind that helps ordinary people increase their personal wealth and life satisfaction. A graduate of the University of Texas journalism program, he lives in Austin, Texas. In his spare time he enjoys reading, volunteering, performing in an acoustic music duo, whitewater kayaking, wilderness backpacking and competing in triathlons.
Posts by Mark Henricks:
A master of business administration (MBA) degree is designed for those who want to hold leadership or management positions in corporate or public sectors. It’s the world’s most popular professional degree program, and there are more than 2,500 MBA programs around the globe. Here’s what you need to know about MBA degrees, including how much it costs and what it can do for your career earnings. Read more
If you applied for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan in the first round but didn’t get one, do you need to put in a second application now that more money has been added to the program? Or should you simply wait to see how your original application fares? Here’s what you need to know to make the most out of the second round of PPP funding. Read more
Exporting is important for many small businesses, but the COVID-19 pandemic has made it unusually challenging to reach international markets. The Small Business Administration (SBA) offers several export assistance loan programs to help these companies. Besides these loan programs, all of which were in operation before the coronavirus outbreak, the federal government has an array of new initiatives to help small businesses. Read more
The federal government has launched a wide-ranging set of initiatives to help individuals and businesses dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. A number of these initiatives, found in the $2 trillion… Read more
When a natural disaster or man-made crisis strikes, businesses often must suspend operations or operate at reduced capacity for a time. Business interruption insurance can protect business owners… Read more