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myStockOptions.com Expands Its Innovative Multimedia Offerings With New Videos, Podcasts, And Interactive Quizzes

Brookline, MA, September 17, 2014 – Companies are always seeking new ways to deliver stock plan education for employees who want more than traditional written content. myStockOptions.com can help with its innovative videos, podcasts, and interactive quizzes on all aspects of equity compensation. Recently expanded by the editorial team, these multimedia offerings perfectly complement the articles, FAQs, tax guides, glossary, and other written resources that form the core of the website's award-winning content alongside its dynamic tools and calculators.

Engaging New Videos

Several lively videos at myStockOptions.com serve as helpful gateways into its detailed educational materials on equity compensation. The website's earliest videos include the popular animated presentation on tax-return reporting for stock sales and a concise guide to the basics of restricted stock and RSUs. Recently, the editorial team has recorded and added three more professionally produced videos:

These and other videos can be viewed at myStockOptions.com or at its YouTube channel. The editorial team welcomes comments on the videos, which will soon be joined by others. As with all of the educational content and tools at myStockOptions.com, the videos can be licensed and customized by companies.

Podcasts With Expert Commentaries From Contributing Authors

myStockOptions.com offers podcasts on many topics in equity compensation. Adding to its audio recordings on the basics of equity comp, myStockOptions.com has begun a series of podcast interviews with some of its expert contributing authors on a variety of subjects, including key concepts in financial planning.

Other podcasts cover hedging strategies for stock options and company stock, and the special concerns of equity awards at pre-IPO companies. The podcasts posted so far are just the start of a long-running series of author interviews that the editorial team of myStockOptions.com plans to publish in the coming months and years.

Interactive Quizzes Make Stock Plan Education Fun

myStockOptions.com now has 12 fun, interactive quizzes on the diverse topics of equity compensation, including restricted stock and restricted stock units, employee stock purchase plans, the rules against insider trading, financial planning, and the impacts of job and life events on equity awards. The two most recent additions test what users know about the special equity compensation issues of corporate mergers and acquisitions and at pre-IPO companies.

All 12 of these short interactive quizzes are available free (companies can license and customize them for their stock plan participants) and can be reached by links from the home page of myStockOptions.com. Each quiz also appears on the landing page the relevant content section. The answer key of each quiz has links to relevant articles and/or FAQs, making the quizzes not just gateways to the website's award-winning content but also helpful learning tools in themselves.

These short quizzes at myStockOptions.com are separate from the Learning Center, which has in-depth courses and exams offering continuing education credits for Certified Equity Professionals (CEPs) and Certified Financial Planners (CFP).

Corporate Licensing Available

All of the content on myStockOptions.com is ideally suited for licensing by companies and stock plan providers for their stock plan participants. A customized version of the website's award-winning content can be seamlessly woven into companies' HR, benefits, and/or compensation portals. Accessible through any internet browser, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, licensed content from myStockOptions.com lets stock plan participants answer their own questions about their stock grants whenever they need to learn more—saving time for the stock plan staff and costs for the company. For more information, visit http://mystockoptions.com, email sales@mystockoptions.com, or call 617-734-1979.

About myStockOptions.com

With exclusive articles, 800+ FAQs, podcasts, videos, the Tax Center, interactive quizzes, the Learning Center with courses for CE credit, the Global Tax Guide, an extensive glossary, and dynamic patented tools, myStockOptions.com is the premier online resource of educational content and tools on stock options, restricted stock, restricted stock units, performance shares, stock appreciation rights, and employee stock purchase plans. myStockOptions.com is written and managed by leading experts in equity compensation, and is produced by a company with a long history of successful publications explaining complex legal and financial subjects in plain English.

The accounting journal CPA Wealth Provider selected myStockOptions.com among companies "that have taken the lead through innovation, efficiency, initiative, or growth in the financial-planning area." The Specialized Information Publishers' Foundation honored MSO Pro with one of its Editorial Excellence Awards in the category of Best Interactive Content among niche publishers. The influential consumer magazine PC World has ranked myStockOptions.com among "the most useful sites ever" that "deliver top-notch information, support, and services."

myStockOptions.com has also received extensive favorable coverage in the media, including BusinessWeek, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, and The Boston Globe, and on CNN/fn, National Public Radio, PBS, Money.com, and CBSMarketWatch.com.

myStockOptions.com has a related site on nonqualified deferred compensation at http://www.myNQDC.com. The staff also created the successful insider trading prevention video series Think Twice, available at http://www.insidertradingvideos.com.


For more information, please contact Bruce Brumberg and Matt Simon at editors@mystockoptions.com or 617-734-1979.