Stock options

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An IPO could make these workers wealthy – or leave them holding nothing

Got your first job at a start up? This workplace perk gives you a shot at a windfall — if you’re lucky. When offered as part of a compensation package, stock options give workers an opportunity to own a slice of the company. It can be an attractive perk. That’s because while smaller, newer companies

Don’t overlook the risk that comes with your employee stock options

Got stock options at work and have no idea what you should do with them? Join the crowd. A recent survey from Schwab Stock Plan Services shows most employees — 76 percent — have never exercised their stock options or sold shares that are part of their equity compensation. Close to half (48 percent) said they've held