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Podcast: Equity Compensation Overview and How To Choose Between Options and RSUs

| September 30, 2020
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In today's episode Nicholas Olesen begins a short podcast series on equity compensation. These plans continue to become more and more popular in both private and public companies and therefore a very important part of compensation to understand.

During the episode Nicholas shares:

  • What is equity compensation?
  • Why has it become so popular?
  • The three main types of: stock options, employee stock purchase plans, and restricted stock
  • Difference between stock options (NQSO) and restricted stock (RSU)
  • How to decide, if given the choice, between NQSO and RSU

In the next episode we will discuss a few tax strategies to help with these forms of compensation and also hedging options.

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