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How to Make a Plan for Your Charitable Giving

by Sophia Bera November 21, 2018

Holiday donation drives are in full force, and you may be considering how to allocate any spare amount of money you can give toward causes you care about. I often discuss charitable giving with clients, because believe it or not, it’s an important part of an overall financial plan. If you want to read more […]

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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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Business Finances and Taxes

Ask Gen Y Planning: How to Manage Small Business Finances?

by Sophia Bera May 30, 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’m starting a business in 2018 and one of the major things I need to learn about as an entrepreneur is managing my business’ finances and understanding […]

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New Tax Plan

Ask Gen Y Planning: What Do I Need to Know About the New Tax Bill?

by Sophia Bera May 17, 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. What do I need to know about the new Trump tax plan? How can I best prepare myself for the change? (My husband and I both work […]

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Money mistakes in your 30s

8 Money Mistakes to Avoid in Your 30s

by Sophia Bera November 22, 2017

“It’s complicated” is a great way to describe life in your 30s. You’ve been working for a while, so you might finally feel more financially stable than ever before. But on the other hand, you often have competing financial priorities. Career growth, serious relationships, family, and major life purchases tend to make this a very […]

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