Charitable Donation of Company Stock

POSTED ON October 1, 2015 BY Bill Dillhoefer

By Jenn Namazi, Editorial Director, NASPP My inspiration for this blog actually came from a Fortune magazine article about John Mackey, co-CEO and co-founder of Whole Foods. Only a single sentence in the entire article mentioned stock options. In talking about Mackey’s $1 per year salary, the article also mentioned that “The company donates stock […]


ESPPs and 401(k)

POSTED ON September 29, 2015 BY Bill Dillhoefer

By Barbara Baksa, Executive Director NASPP I often encounter confusion over the difference between 401(k) plans and ESPPs, as well as the misperception that these two plans don’t mix: employees should participate in one but not both. The truth is that participating in both plans can be great for employees. Moreover, recent research from Fidelity […]