Pilot Resources

 

What Increases Your Risk of Furlough?

What Increases Your Risk of Furlough?

The possibility of a furlough at any point in your airline career is not a pleasant thought, but it is a reality. The good news is that once you understand the causes of furloughs, you can take steps to protect yourself, assume positive control, and come out ahead.

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Do you have a black box for your financial life?

Do You Have A "Black Box" For Your Financial Life?

We all know that a “black box” in an airliner is needed to record important data in the event of an accident or mishap. By creating your own “black box” of sorts, you’ll be ensuring the security and ease of access of your assets should the unthinkable happen.

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Considerations when investing in your company stock.

The Potential Hazards Of Investing In Your Airline's Company Stock

A common phrase in the investment world is to “invest in what you know.” While this can be great advice, it rarely comes with the caveat of, “but not in your company stock.” Too much of anything isn’t a good thing, and owning shares of the airline to which your income is tied can be fraught with dangers.

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Four biggest financial mistakes pilots make.

9 Financial Topics Every Pilot Should Master

The more you know, the easier it is to make better decisions. This is why every pilot takes the time to learn about their aircraft systems, weather, routes, destinations, and everything else related to a flight.

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Pilots, commit to your financial success.

Make A Commitment, Not A Resolution, To Financial Success

Resolutions are good intentions. Commitments are decisions. When you make a decision to do something, you've committed to it. When it comes to achieving success – and especially financial success – you need to make a commitment, not a resolution. 

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9 Financial Topics Every Pilot Should Master

Two Components Of Increased "Financial Situational Awareness"

Do you know precisely where you are financially? Do you know where you are in relation to your target? If not, do you at least have a rough idea? If you don't know with absolute precision, it's time to increase your financial situational awareness.

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Four biggest financial mistakes pilots make.

The Four Biggest Financial Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

Financial mistakes can, at times, take months or even years to correct. They can also have a lasting impact on your financial wellness. Let’s dive into four of the biggest financial mistakes and how you can avoid them.

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What it means to buy assets not liabilities.

What It Means To "Buy Assets, Not Liabilities"

Briefly defined, an asset is something that can make you money while a liability is something that either costs you money or prevents you from making money. Knowing what each means, and how to use them, will be one of the biggest determinates of your financial success.  

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