Working for a company as it goes public can be a very exciting and rewarding experience. If you have stock options, restricted stock awards, or restricted stock units, an IPO means there will soon be […]
It's common for employees to move around, especially in tech and biotech. Before signing a new offer letter, make sure to understand what could happen to your stock options, restricted stock units, […]
Stock options or awards can be quite complex. Whether you're just starting out and looking to understand what stock options are or you're ready to develop a strategy for your equity compensation, the […]
Whether you work for a company that is pre-IPO or has recently gone public, you may be wondering what that means for your stock options or restricted stock units. The truth is, there are many […]
It is not uncommon for employees with stock options or equity based compensation to hold too much employer stock. Employees don’t often realize how much of their financial future is tied to their […]
Investing your 401(k) in company stock can be quite risky. Although companies are scaling back on the practice, there are still many big U.S. firms that allow participants to buy employer stock in […]
Darrow Wealth Management's Kristin McFarland explains what can happen to restricted stock units (RSUs) after an acquisition during a podcast interview for MyStockOptions.com.
Updated for 2020. RSUs are equity grants from your employer. When granted, the shares have no tax or income implications as they are still considered “unearned.” To earn the shares, employees must […]
Tips for managing equity-based compensation (Infographic). Managing stock options can be complicated and the tax implications significant.
To begin, what type of stock options do you have? Incentive […]
What happens to stock options or awards after a company is acquired? Depending on several factors, such as what type of equity plan you have and whether your grant is vested or unvested, a few […]