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Stock options are a type of equity compensation, which is a way for employers to reward key employees beyond the usual paycheck. Most equity comp packages can provide a great opportunity to build wealth, but managing that well requires advanced planning.


In my opinion as a financial planner, you need to invest if you want to grow wealth. Participating in financial markets is a great way to get your money working for you so you can increase your assets over time.

But this path is littered with potential pitfalls that you…


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Have equity compensation and feel overwhelmed by the decisions you need to make around it? Don’t let that stop you from managing it well!

Whether you want to prioritize simplicity, eliminate as much risk as possible…


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Do you know how much money you save right now?

And perhaps more importantly… do you know if it’s enough?

Percent of income saved is one of the leading metrics we use at Beyond Your Hammock to determine if our…


At our financial planning firm, we focus on helping professionals in their 30s and 40s. That means we’re constantly seeing clients go through big life transitions or working toward significant goals.

Between buying homes, starting businesses, growing families, advancing careers, traveling the world, upgrading lifestyles, and more, there are a…


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Hiring a financial adviser is a big decision, and one that you should weigh carefully before jumping in. …


This post was originally published on Beyond Your Hammock

Most of my clients are in their 30s and 40s, and many of them are either starting families or adding to them.

Many of these soon-to-be parents ask me, “how much do we need to save before having a baby? …


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Interested in starting your own business? You’re not alone. Applications for business formations have exploded since the fall of 2020, according to Census Bureau data.

I’m certainly biased toward entrepreneurship. It’s the path I chose for myself and found…


This article was originally written for and published on Forbes

As a financial advisor and owner of an independent financial planning firm in Boston that specializes in helping 30- and 40-somethings with wealth management, I’ve had thousands of conversations with up-and-coming professionals about their money.

A lot of those conversations…


This post was originally published on our blog at Beyond Your Hammock

For most people, the phrase “trust fund baby” does not come with positive associations.

It’s a description that conjures images of spoiled children that may grow up to be dilettantes as adults; of people that seem divorced from…

Eric Roberge

#FinancialPlanner helping 30 & 40-somethings build #wealth & think differently about #money • Top #FinancialAdvisor in #Boston • www.BeyondYourHammock.com

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