Employee Stock Purchase Plans (ESPP): Enroll, But Don’t Get Too Excited.

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Do you know, more or less, how RSUs work, but ESPPs are a complete mystery? Join many of our clients in that confusion. And frankly they are stupidly complicated for the amount of money they’re worth to you.

And while Employee Stock Purchase Plans are fairly common in big public tech companies, they’re not nearly as common as RSUs. Google and Amazon, for example, have RSUs but not ESPPs.

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