Restricted stock and restricted stock units (RSUs) offer more certainty than stock options (though less upside). Depending on your attitude toward risk and your experience with swings in your company's stock price, the certainty of your restricted stock's value can be appealing. This article explains these and other advantages of restricted stock and RSUs.
Restricted Stock Units
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.
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Presented by the editor-in-chief of myStockOptions.com, this engaging video covers the fundamentals of restricted stock, restricted stock units (RSUs), and performance shares to help you make the most of these grants. This video covers key concepts, such as vesting schedules and understanding your grant's value. Running time: 4:37
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While grants of restricted stock and RSUs are conceptually simple, financial planning for them can be complex. This article presents the essential financial-planning points that you should consider before your restricted stock or RSU grant vests.
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