Investing in Your Employee Stock Program

Is it Wise to Invest in Your Employer?

This week’s episode highlights some of the pros and cons of investing in your employee stock program.  If you work for a major company that is traded on the stock exchange, there may be more to your compensation than meets the eye via Employee Stock Purchase programs

There many ways to earn more and make the most of your employer even if your a lower level employee.  You may be able to invest in your employer stock at a discount, which in the end is a net increase to your compensation.  Your employer may have a pension plan that is invests in company shares or may offer you stock options.  There are many ways you may be able to get a hold of company shares even at a discount, whichever way is available to you make sure to look it over carefully and don’t dismiss the potential opportunity.



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