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The Gen Y Planning Guide to Company Stock: What Are Restricted Stock Units (RSUs)?

by Sophia Bera October 10, 2018

This is the fourth post in a series on employer stock programs. Check out the previous posts on Incentive Stock Options, Non-Qualified Stock Options, and Employee Stock Purchase Plans. Like other forms of company stock, Restricted Stock Units, or RSUs, are granted to employees to attract, reward, and retain them. This can be when you’re […]

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Employee Stock Purchase Plans

The Gen Y Planning Guide to Company Stock: What Are ESPPs?

by Sophia Bera September 26, 2018

This is the third post in a series on employer stock programs. Check out the previous posts on Incentive Stock Options and Non-Qualified Stock Options. Employee Stock Purchase Plans (ESPPs) can be a great way to take advantage of buying shares in your company stock at a discounted price, typically 10-15% off. Plus, your company […]

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Non-Qualified Stock Options

The Gen Y Planning Guide to Company Stock: What are NSOs?

by Sophia Bera September 5, 2018

This is the second post in a series on employer stock programs. Non-Qualified Stock Options (NSOs, or sometimes called NQSOs) allow employees to purchase shares of company stock over a defined period of time. Similar to Incentive Stock Options (ISOs), NSOs are included in company benefits packages to help attract and incentivize talent. You may […]

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The Top 5 Gen Y Planning Blog Posts of the Year

by Sophia Bera July 25, 2018

Nothing inspires my writing more than what my clients and readers (like you!) ask me about. Since I started my blog, your questions, like your lives, have become more complicated. I want to highlight the most popular blog posts of the past year, because they cover some meaty topics that I know many of you […]

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Socially Responsible Investing

Ask Gen Y Planning: Should I Be a Socially Responsible Investor?

by Sophia Bera May 20, 2018

This question was submitted by a reader! Do you have a money question you’d like Gen Y Planning to answer in a future blog post? Submit it to genyplanning.com/askgyp. I would like to learn more about the pros and cons of socially responsible investing (e.g. VFTSX fund instead of VTSAX). What are the criteria used for […]

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Should I Hire a Financial Planner?

by Sophia Bera December 13, 2017

With the new year around the corner, many of you are setting financial goals for 2018. You’re paying off the last of your student loans, switching jobs, starting that Roth IRA, or getting ready to buy a home. You might also be in the middle of some major life changes — getting engaged or married, […]

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