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Retirement Savings By Income – How Do You Compare?

Retirement Savings By Income – How Do You Compare?

Are you retirement-ready? Compare your savings to other Americans using data from our nationwide poll run in partnership with Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. When it comes to gauging retirement preparedness, do you have a good sense of whether your...
Stock Options vs. RSUs – What’s the Difference?

Stock Options vs. RSUs – What’s the Difference?

With all of the big IPOs happening this year – Uber, Pinterest, Lyft, and more – we’ve been taking a lot of time here on Daily Capital to review the nuts and bolts of employee equity compensation. RSUs and stock options are both common ways that...
Guide to Nonstatutory Stock Options (NSOs)

Guide to Nonstatutory Stock Options (NSOs)

We’ve discussed stock options at length on Daily Capital, but people often don’t know that there are two types of stock options: Incentive Stock Options (ISOs) and Nonstatutory Stock Options (NSOs). ISOs are generally what come to mind when people think of...
Incentive Stock Options: What You Need to Know

Incentive Stock Options: What You Need to Know

What Are Incentive Stock Options? Stock options are one of the most popular forms of equity compensation, but they’re also largely misunderstood. There are two types of stock options, Incentive Stock Options (ISOs) and Nonstatutory Stock Options (NSOs)....
Roth or Traditional 401(k): Which Makes the Most Sense for You?

Roth or Traditional 401(k): Which Makes the Most Sense for You?

We’ve all heard the sage advice to “max out your 401(k)” whenever you can — the earlier you start doing this, the earlier you start reaping the benefits of tax breaks and compounding in your retirement plan. Today, investors are faced with multiple...
Your Guide to Stock Options

Your Guide to Stock Options

How to Avoid a $150 Million Mistake When Pinterest went public this month, many of their employees came into huge windfalls thanks to their stock options. Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann is purported to now be worth $1.6 billion. However, if he had been a...
What Are Restricted Stock Units?

What Are Restricted Stock Units?

With news of big IPOs like Lyft hitting the headlines, the value of your own equity compensation is likely top of mind. A common type of equity that companies offer their employees as part of their compensation package are Restricted Stock Units, or RSUs....
How to Negotiate Equity Compensation

How to Negotiate Equity Compensation

With news of Lyft’s investor road show for its initial public offering (IPO) hitting the headlines, we are reminded of how important a strong equity compensation package is for your career. Many Silicon Valley unicorns, like Lyft, have long resisted...
Love and Money: Who Controls the Finances? (Video)

Love and Money: Who Controls the Finances? (Video)

Traditional gender roles are melting away, as more than half of Americans say they are indifferent about who brings home a bigger paycheck. Nearly nine out of 10 respondents believe they should consult with their partner before making a financial decisions....
Guide to Filing Your Taxes in 2019

Guide to Filing Your Taxes in 2019

Guide Sections Important Dates for Filing Your Taxes in 2019 Income Tax Brackets & Deductions Alternative Minimum Tax Know Your Filing Options How To File For An Extension 1099 Forms Tax Law Changes You Need to Know Guide Sections Important Dates For...