Mark Henricks

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Recent Articles By The Author

How to Protect Investments During a Major Market Correction

How to Protect Investments During a Major Market Correction

When volatility seems to come in unrelenting streams, even the bravest investor can get nervous. Here's how to avoid needless loss and keep from making a fear-driven mistake.

Why You Should Sell Your Grandfather’s Stock

Why You Should Sell Your Grandfather’s Stock

Sentimental attachment to a block of shares inherited from parent or grandparent is a luxury few investors can afford.

What Is Distribution Diversification? And Why Should You Care?

What Is Distribution Diversification? And Why Should You Care?

If you thought managing risk in your retirement portfolio by diversifying asset allocation was tricky, wait until you meet distribution diversification.

What Is Distribution Diversification? It Matters for Your Retirement

What Is Distribution Diversification? It Matters for Your Retirement

If you thought managing risk in your retirement portfolio by diversifying asset allocation was tricky, wait until you meet distribution diversification.

Is Your Social Security Going to Run Dry?

Is Your Social Security Going to Run Dry?

Social Security is not in great health, and no one knows what the answer is, but it is unlikely tomorrow's retirees will get nothing.

Are You Sure You Know the Difference Between a Roth 401(k) and a Traditional 401(k)?

Are You Sure You Know the Difference Between a Roth 401(k) and a Traditional 401(k)?

If someone offered you the choice of $100,000 in a regular 401(k) or $100,000 in a Roth 401(k), which should you take?

Know the Difference Between a Roth 401(k) and a Regular 401(K)? Are You Sure?

Know the Difference Between a Roth 401(k) and a Regular 401(K)? Are You Sure?

If you could be contributing to a Roth 401(k) and you aren't, now might be a good time to start.

Millennial Retirement Saving Is Higher Than Boomers', But Not Enough

Millennial Retirement Saving Is Higher Than Boomers', But Not Enough

While the most well-off Millennials are showing good financial sense, there are indications that problems lurk.

Is 'Never' Your Planned Retirement Date?

Is 'Never' Your Planned Retirement Date?

A large minority of people don't ever plan to stop working even past the traditional retirement age. The reasons why may surprise you.

Can 12 Weeks at Hack School Really Get You A Programmer Job?

Can 12 Weeks at Hack School Really Get You A Programmer Job?

For the time and the money and the right student, spending your summer at a coding camp could be a smart career move.