Accumulating company stock has been a good way for my family to build wealth. I’ve heard others say they’ve been able to generate income by buying shares at a discounted price and then selling shares at a higher price. In this way, they may have more money available to pay off debt or invest, increasing their net worth.
I won’t argue in favor of or against the inclusion of company stock in an investment portfolio. But we’ve decided not to hold company stock forever. Here are a few things we’ve done with the shares: