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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.
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.
What Lies Ahead? The Top Ten Investing Principles for Getting Through the Next Market Downturn, Pandemic, Recession, etc.
Not even Hollywood writers could have created a story like we lived out in 2020. Charlie Mattingly and one of Leading Edge’s newest advisors, Rob Eklund, discuss what this year has taught us, how to better prepare in the future, and thoughts about the markets and economy going forward.
So, it’s a dark night and the weather is terrible. What are the instruments you trust? What is your primary and backup instrument? Here are five instruments that I think can save your investments as well as your financial sanity during uncertain times…
Do you know what happens to your Southwest Airlines group term life insurance policy if you become disabled or retire early? It may be different from what you’ve heard on the crew van!
In this short video, Charlie outlines exactly what happens to your group term life insurance policy if you become disabled or leave Southwest Airlines.
You may be the type of person that enjoys managing your own investments. And there’s nothing wrong with that. However, as you approach or are in retirement things can be very different.
The 2020 Presidential Election is just around the corner. As we are flooded with information and headlines, questions and concerns have built up. Is there anything we need to do to protect ourselves and our investments from the uncertainty in the future?
Some might try to predict the future but if they were truthful they would admit the answers to these questions are unknowable. Luckily we don’t have to know the future because we have history to learn from. Admittedly this is much less exciting than looking into our crystal ball but we’ve experienced times similar to these in the past.
Charlie Mattingly was recently interviewed by The Wall Street Journal regarding the current state of the airline industry and the impending pilot furloughs.
Actually, I want you to be wealthy. I believe true wealth is more than just accumulating a lot of money. In addition to having enough money to fund your goals, I define true wealth as fulfillment, joy, and contentment in your financial life. We’ve all seen examples of people with a lot of money that are also very unhappy. In fact, most of the time I see little-to-no correlation between “getting rich” and happiness. The following are the character traits and action steps that I believe will help all of us develop a mindset of wealth: