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Employee Stock Ownership Plan

What Chobani's Employee Stock Ownership Plan Means for the Middle Class?

Joseph Blasi | Posted 05.01.2016 | Business
Joseph Blasi

Last week Chobani yogurt founder Hamdi Ulukaya gave his workers a taste of capitalism by granting them a share in the value of the company.

Southwest Shares

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business
Peter A. Georgescu

Southwest Airlines remains one of the most remarkable success stories in American business over the past quarter century. After its first year as a st...

Louis Kelso, A Financing Revolutionary -- Bringing Ownership to Workers Through Employee Stock Ownership Plans

Steve Mariotti | Posted 06.30.2013 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Kelso was a true revolutionary in finance and ownership education. He was the inventor of the employee stock ownership plan. We at NFTE had two such experiments -- one in Newark with Jersey Mike's and one in the South Bronx with NFTE Solutions.

How To Divorce-Proof Your Business: The ESOP Or Property Settlement

Jeffrey A. Landers | Posted 06.13.2011 | Divorce
Jeffrey A. Landers

If, for whatever reason, your husband is entitled to an ownership interest in your business and you don't want to be partners after the divorce...