#3 - Investments and Wealth Management for Aviators with Austin “Strobes” Hulbert
Passive Income PilotsMarch 21, 2023x
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#3 - Investments and Wealth Management for Aviators with Austin “Strobes” Hulbert

On this episode of Passive Income Pilots, Tait and Ryan interview Austin "Strobes" Hulbert, a highly accomplished aviator and entrepreneur. Born into an aviation family, Austin naturally pursued a career as a pilot, graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 2005 and earning an M.A. in Security Studies from Georgetown University shortly after. As an F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet pilot, Austin completed a deployment on the USS Enterprise and served as a flight instructor. After his active duty tour, he obtained an M.B.A. from Harvard and worked for several financial companies before founding Talos Company, which focuses on acquiring and expanding high-potential businesses. Austin shares how overcoming a family tragedy shaped his outlook on life and propelled him to achieve success. He emphasizes the importance of discipline, mindset shifts, and sticking to financial basics. Austin's journey and insights are truly inspiring for the flying community. Enjoy the show!

Timestamped Show Notes

(00:21) Intro

(02:00) Tait and Ryan provide clarity on terminology used in the interview

(04:10) Austin's background

(07:00) What is life like on an aircraft carrier?

(11:53) What Austin misses about living on an aircraft carrier

(13:05) What would he never do again

(14:20) Flying story as an instructor

(17:36) The Good Friday Miracle

(19:51) A transformative time in Austin's life and what got him through it

(26:40) How Austin started his financial literacy journey

(31:39) What it means when he says to stick to the basics in finance

(33:28) Importance of knowing how your portfolio is performing

(35:10) Working with those who have your best interests in mind

(37:45) Building success through discipline and mindset shifts

(41:32) Austin's advice for aspiring pilots and entrepreneurs

(45:18) Outro

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