Their stories should serve as a cautionary tale, and yet t
experts recommend investing about half that much, if any, into employer stock.
Think of it this way. If you work for a company, you are basically already an investor there. You are taking a risk on the fact that they’ll succeed and you’ll be gainfully employed for the long haul. If they go under, you will lose your income and, in some cases, your benefits, too.
If you’ve got 20 percent of your retirementsavings also tied up in the machine, then that’s putting even more of your finances at stake.
Moshe Milevksy, a has long advised individual investors against this path. He recently the wiser option would be to steer their stock choices in the opposite direction of their industry altogether (more specifically, in “