Monthly Archives: October 2012

Happy Halloween!

At the time of year when witches, ghosts, and spooky stories are on everyone’s mind, it seems only appropriate to bring up some scary financial decisions that many Americans make. When words like mortgage, investment, vacation, and retirement come to mind, people understandably begin to panic. For me, the spookiest financial decision I have ever …

Should I Participate in My Companies Employee Stock Purchase Plan?

Employee Stock Purchase Plans, ESPP are frequently offered as a perk by many large-scale, publicly traded companies. With employee stock purchase plans, companies offer employees the chance to own a part of their future, as well as their place of employment through stocks. An employer will usually offer a discounted price for shares in the …