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Stock Options vs. Restricted Stock Units (RSUs): What’s the Difference?
Depending on the company you work for, your compensation may include some form of equity — likely stock options or restricted stock units (RSUs). In this post, we’ll explain what they are, how they differ, and why you’re likely to be granted fewer RSUs than stock options (all other things…
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Tips for Managing Your Finances After Job Loss or Wage Loss
Over the last seven weeks, more than 33 million Americans have filed for unemployment. Many more have had their hours or their pay cut at work. Dealing with the loss of wages or your job can be incredibly stressful – I was laid off in 2008 during the financial crisis,…
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The 2020 Wealthfront Career-Launching Companies List
Today we are pleased to present our eighth annual list of information technology companies where young people should start their careers. Many people ask us why a next generation banking service would go to the trouble of publishing this list. Our objective is to help our clients manage their short…
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The “What-If Fund” — What It Is and Why Every Woman Needs One
You can look at your emergency fund and think of all the bad things it might one day give you the ability to escape, but you can also look at the money and imagine what opportunities or big ideas it might allow you to say yes to.
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The 2019 Wealthfront Career-Launching Companies List
We are pleased to present our seventh annual Career-Launching Companies List. By being part of a very successful company early in your career, you build a halo that not only leads to faster upward growth, but greater financial rewards as well.
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The 15 Crucial Questions About Stock Options
Editor’s note: Interested in learning more about equity compensation, the best time to exercise options, and the right company stock selling strategies? Read our Guide to Equity & IPOs Any Wealthfront client who has used our automated financial planning service knows that nothing impacts your financial…