#4 - Build A Solid Investment Strategy Before Pushing The Throttle Forward with Alex Tapia
Passive Income PilotsMarch 28, 2023x
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#4 - Build A Solid Investment Strategy Before Pushing The Throttle Forward with Alex Tapia

On this episode of Passive Income Pilots, Tait and Ryan interview Alex Tapia, an ex-US Airways pilot who transitioned into finance after 9/11. Alex founded Aviation Retirement Strategies (ARS) to make finance accessible and understandable for aviation professionals, especially pilots. With over $1B in assets under management and 1,000 pilot families, ARS is dedicated to supporting pilots' unique financial needs. Alex believes in personalizing financial strategies, ensuring investments work efficiently together. He shares insights on monetizing your portfolio, taking advantage of industry benefits, and simplifying financial management for pilots. Enjoy the show!

Timestamped Show Notes

(00:00) Intro

(00:44) Alex Tapia’s bio

(02:25) What is a money manager?

(06:53) Making financial management accessible to aviation professionals

(09:38) Leaving his job after 9/11 and starting a new company

(15:07) What makes pilots different financially?

(22:58) How airlines choose financial service providers

(27:59) The meanings of "self-directed" in investments

(30:03) Institutional world vs. retail

(32:58) Share classes (A, B & C) for retail investors

(36:42) Reduced fees with a professional financial manager

(39:02) ARS vs. Edward Jones

(41:22) Who can ARS help the most?

(45:19) Financial advice for pilots and their families

(49:02) Knowing everything you need to know about the 'flight'

(51:17) Not knowing your why is like not knowing your destination

(52:36) Outro

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