While we may now have more information about the coronavirus pandemic and its effects on our health and the economy, uncertainty remains a dominant theme. Fluctuating infection rates and reopening rollbacks have obliterated initial predictions of a V-shaped recovery.
Credit cards, mortgages, and selling stock might not seem like they have much in common, but they’re all tools that can be used to generate liquidity. And there are even more options, which is why it’s important to make informed decisions when taking on debt or making major financial moves.
A 10b5-1 plan may often be mandatory for executives and company insiders who may possess material non-public information (MNPI), but many employees may not realize this can be a useful personal finance management tool for anyone who holds company stock, regardless of whether their employer requires it.
Funding a goal like a child’s education, a comfortable retirement, or owning a home requires a great deal of thought and planning—and it’s important to weigh potential pitfalls as well as opportunities that may arise down the road.
A holistic approach to financial wellness is important. Although it is often overlooked, equity compensation can play a key role.
Today, executives and senior business leaders face increasingly complex issues at work, and many companies choose to recognize their efforts through equity compensation. But with so much on their plates, there is often little time to consider how equity awards fit into their overall financial plan.