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Most Workers View Equity Compensation as a Critical Tool for Building Long-Term Wealth, Finds New Sc

Charles Schwab press release ---------- A new survey from Schwab Stock Plan Services reveals that employees who participate in equity compensation plans see the long-term value of the benefit but are afraid of making a mistake when exercising employee stock options or selling shares. More than one-third of participants (36%) say equity compensation is the reason or one of the main reasons they took their job.According to the nationwide survey of 1,000 equity compensation plan participants who receive incentive stock options, restricted stock awards and/or participate in employee stock purchase plans (ESPPs), just 24 percent have exercised employee stock options or sold shares that are part of their equity compensation. Fear of making a mistake is a concern for nearly half (48%). Among those who have never exercised or sold their equity compensation or ESPP, 34 percent admit to being worried about selling under the wrong market conditions and 34 percent say they are afraid of potential tax implications of making a wrong decision. To learn more click on the picture below to read the release.

Most Workers View Equity Compensation as a Critical Tool for Building Long-Term Wealth, Finds New Schwab Study - Read More from Charles Schwab

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