Mar 22, 2018
In episode 40 of Financially Simple, Justin talks to Ben Wells about ESOPs.
Ben Wells is an attorney at Law and a certified CEPA. Justin talks to Ben about Employee Stock Ownership Plans or ESOPs - what they are, how they work, and who they’re right for.
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00:30 - Ben Wells, Attorney at Law and CEPA
01:05 - ESOP Specialization
01:48 - What Is an ESOP?
04:01 - Why Is the Prevalence of ESOPs So Low?
05:11 - Who Is a Candidate for an ESOP?
07:05 - The Minimum Requirements of a Candidate
08:39 - Are There Criteria for Employees?
10:32 - Company Value vs. ESOP Payout
14:55 - Why Wouldn’t Someone Use an ESOP?
16:33 - Do Owners That Continue to Work Lose Out?
17:59 - How Much Does it Cost?
19:30 - Can an ESOP Specialist Work Remotely?
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