Republic Airways already went bankrupt once because it couldn’t retain pilots. It seems to be trying for a second trip through Chapter 11. It’s time for a broader discussion about pilot retention in aviation.
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Is Airline Flying Fun?
The long answer to: “Is airline flying fun?”
High Tax Bill? It’s Your Own Fault!
How to reduce your tax bill while also enjoying investment returns. No help from your union, company, or government required.
Profit Sharing Tax Withholding (Or: How to Identify the Uneducated)
Only uneducated fools complain about the 22% tax withholding rate applied to profit sharing. Plus: how to mitigate that withholding rate’s impact.
Is Mesa Airlines RTP or E2A Right for Me?
Much ado is being made over Mesa Airlines’ new RTP and E2A programs. Are they right for you though? Why are they being pushed so hard?
Escape Plan FIRE
A description of what I call “Escape Plan FIRE.” When your basic needs are met, you choose to keep working, and you may even spend more than necessary as long as that work brings in enough money.
My High-Yield Savings Account
Stop wasting your time debating the best high-yield savings account. Consider a brokerage account instead.
Full Text – Chapter 8, Dead Zoners
An excerpt from Pilot Math Treasure Bath. Chapter 8 – Dead Zoners. Unfortunately, COVID-19 is going to put a new generation of pilots into similar circumstances before the year is over.
TPNx 2019: Quality Over Quantity
A review of TPNx 2019. For those not lucky enough to attend I answer the questions: “What happens at TPNx” and “Who benefits from going there?”
Kobo Knows Pilot Math!
Pilot Math Treasure Bath is now available on Kobo!