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Should you invest in Real Estate Now?

Should you invest in Real Estate Now?

Are you thinking about investing in Real Estate? We believe real estate can be a great investment, however it also comes with many challenges. In our 8th podcast, we discuss the major challenges and considerations to look out for when you are deciding if rental real estate is right for you.

Highway to the Financial Danger Zone

Highway to the Financial Danger Zone

This week we have been thinking a lot about behavioral finance. We all have behavioral biases, which are defined as irrational beliefs or behaviors that influence our decision-making process. As investors, its important that we understand what these behavioral biases tend to be and how to recognize them. Most importantly, we need to know what we can do as investors to avoid allowing them to drive our decision making. We are calling this post the “Highway to the Financial Danger Zone”.

Highway to the Financial Danger Zone

Flight 5: Pilot Proof Bitcoin and Crypto Investing

The Pilot Money Guys attempt to shed some light on how to think about investing in Cryptocurrencies.  What the heck is Cryptocurrency? Should you consider investing in Bitcoin or Dogecoin and what to expect if you take the plunge and invest.  Hint:  Don’t invest any monies you can’t afford to lose!

Highway to the Financial Danger Zone

Flight 4: Are we in a Bubble, Investment Envy and Why Diversification Sucks

Today we are covering bubbles and indexes, which almost sounds exciting! We discuss what investment bubbles are, are we in a bubble? How would it affect us as investors, why being an envious investor causes one to continuously buy high and sell low, thus underperforming the actual investment we’re invested in. Finally, we discuss how diversification can help but is the least “sexy”, the most boring ways of investing thus the title “diversification sucks.”

The Fiduciary.

The Fiduciary.

A fiduciary is someone who acts on behalf of another person and has a fundamental obligation to put their clients’ interests ahead of their own, with a duty of undivided loyalty and utmost good faith. Fiduciaries are bound both legally and ethically to act in the client’s best interests. 

“The Envious Investor”

“The Envious Investor”

Have you forever missed out if your returns weren’t as high as your neighbor? Charlie discussed what it was like in 2020 as investor, the challenge of staying the course, and the FOMO if your returns weren’t as high as your neighbor.

Volatile Markets, and Uncertain Airline Careers: Top 5 considerations for pilots facing a potential furlough

Volatile Markets, and Uncertain Airline Careers: Top 5 considerations for pilots facing a potential furlough

Let this pandemic be another reminder that the airline industry is volatile and vulnerable to events out of our control. However, we can control how we prepare our personal finances to make the tough times a little more manageable. Here are the Top 5 action steps that all airline families should consider especially if they feel their airline job is vulnerable to furlough at any time in the future.

End of Year Checklist 2020!

End of Year Checklist 2020!

As we near the end of another year it is always wise to review your financial situation – especially after a year like 2020! Leading Edge has created a checklist to help you evaluate your progress, maximize opportunities, and set goals for 2021.