Much of the work of personal finance isn’t objective. There isn’t An Answer. Because it’s “personal” just as much as it is “finance.”Continue reading
If there’s one topic that our clients have no idea how to figure out, it’s the question of when to exercise their stock options. (Also, “What do you mean, the tax code works like that?”)Continue reading
The unique, initial 7-day trading window for all the Airbnb employees after the IPO has now closed. What might we learn from Airbnb’s IPO, even though we still have most of a 6-month lockup left to go? I think plenty.Continue reading
Airbnb is going public. You have stock options. Likely you also have RSUs and possibly even outright shares of stock. Does it all feel like one inextricable heap? How will you ever create a comprehensive, comprehensible strategy for all of this?Continue reading
Airbnb is going public. You have a bunch of RSUs. You are wide-eyed with uncertainty and excitement. Discuss.Continue reading
If you’re staring at a windfall from Airbnb’s upcoming IPO, let’s take a moment to think about giving some of it away.Continue reading
Have you been waiting a Very Long Time for Airbnb to go public? Did you get all excited back in September of last year when Airbnb announced that it would go public in 2020? Are you beginning to wonder if it will ever happen? All that lovely stock, all those beautiful RSUs, all those tempting stock options…when will they turn into MONEY?!
You’ve got gobs of stock or options in Airbnb. Or Palantir. Or some other valuable but private company. The money is So Close. You can almost feel it. And yet, you can’t. ‘Cause your company is private. Oh, the torture.
Things I learned at Grace Hopper this year:
- I cannot do basic arithmetic while standing in front of an audience of 200 people. 100 x 1000 really should be doable.
- Yes there is a wrong way to hold the slide clicker, Mr. “You can’t mess it up” A/V guy. Just Watch Me.