Video included! Restricted stock units (RSUs) are the most popular alternative to stock options, but they work very differently. Also, while grants of restricted stock and grants of RSUs are somewhat similar, they too differ in key ways, so it is important to understand RSUs in their own right. This article series explains the basic facts of RSUs, including vesting and tax treatment, that you must know to make the most of an RSU grant.
Stock options, restricted stock units, and other types of equity compensation are valuable benefits. When the company's stock price becomes a rollercoaster, remember that equity comp is a long-term deal. This article offers expert advice for coping with stock-price volatility.
Stock comp is complex: make no mistake about it. That's easier said than done, however. It's all too easy to make costly mistakes with stock options or restricted stock/RSUs and the related taxes. In this article, experts in stock comp financial planning explain five blunders and how to avoid them.
Sudden stock-price declines rattle even the most experienced holders of stock compensation (and their financial advisors). Sooner or later, volatility may force you to make decisions that affect your financial future and long-term wealth. Here are topics I discuss over and over with clients.
When markets are on a wild ride, stock volatility can rattle anyone's financial plan for equity comp and company shares. What should you do with shares acquired from equity awards now? Should you change your strategy or ride it out? This article provides a financial planner's insights.
NEW! Stock comp in private companies can be a financial rocket, but with rocketry comes rocket science. It's surprisingly complex. This article presents key points from financial advisors with expertise in financial and tax planning for equity comp in private companies.
Podcast and video included! Employee stock purchase plans are a great deal. Understand the key dates and terms you must know to make the most of your company's ESPP.
Videos included! Stock options rose to fame in the 1990s. Even on the TV sitcom Seinfeld, Elaine got stock options and wouldn't shut up about them (annoying the heck out of George). Options remain popular. This article explains the two types and how they work.
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