Employee Stock Purchase Plans (ESPPs) provide significant opportunities for America’s working class to build wealth. These plans are purpose-built to help employees achieve greater financial security through company stock ownership. They were created in 1964—fourteen years before the creation of 401(k) plans—as a method to make stock ownership more accessible, yet today they remain heavily
Small companies will go to great lengths to attract and keep good employees. Some will entice the best and brightest with a daily spread of fresh fruit or the ever-popular foosball table in the break room. Some even offer unlimited vacation as an incentive to stay.
But others reward employees with a piece of