Opting into my employee stock plan

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Readers might remember that back in February, I decided not to sign up for my employer’s stock purchase plan.  Well, I have another chance to sign up because the next intake has just begun! Photo Credit: diane10981 via Flickr My company’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) offers the following: contributions of between 2 and 10% of your annual salary 15% discount on the market price...

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Choosing NOT to participate in my employee stock plan

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My current employer offers employees a chance to purchase company stock at a guaranteed discount.  You enrol in 6 month periods and allocate a certain percentage (2% and up) of your salary towards purchasing stock.  While there is a maximum number of stocks that you may purchase at one time (it’s a very high number…), the stocks are yours without restriction and you can sell them at any...

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