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Lesson 7. When to Exercise Your Options > The 30-Second Recap - Pg. 36

When to Exercise Your Options 36 The 30-Second Recap · You have many alternatives to consider when deciding what to do with employee stock options. · Stock options should fit into your total investment plan. · Exercising your options and immediately selling the stock has tax and investment consequen- ces. · Buying stock through stock options can be a prudent way to build or add to your portfolio as long as you diversify your investments. · Holding on to options is a no-risk way to participate in the company's growth and buy time to consider your alternatives.