Knowledge is NOT an Option
How much of your net worth is concentrated in one stock?
Are you concerned about the volatility of the market?
Would you like to be more diversified?
Do you understand how a variable prepaid forward contract, a protective put contract, or a zero-premium collar can help to protect your concentrated position?
Do you need more liquidity?
Are you an insider or affiliate that would like to reduce your risks without actually selling your stock?
Are you interested in reducing your taxes by nearly half?
Do you know the key differences between non-qualified stock options and incentive stock options that will affect how much tax you pay?
Will Alternatives Minimum Tax affect you upon exercise of your incentive option?
Are you familiar with the benefits and risks of making a Section 83(b) election?
Do you know what transactions are considered a disqualifying disposition or a constructive sale?
Can knowing the answers to these questions make you more confident and financially secure?