Welcome to First Quarter Finance!

This blog tells the story of how I graduated college with $100,000 in savings. And it continues today as I’m in my mid-twenties and continue to earn, spend, invest, and save like crazy! I use my past and present experiences to give you tested advice for building wealth early in life. You wouldn’t take health advice from a couch potato, would you? Subscribe, then start here! P.S. I’m terrible at a lot of stuff – just not money.


I Had $16,500 of Debt as a Teenager

24 commentsWhen you first come across this blog, my life looks fantastic. Money comes in, money is saved, and financial independence isn’t a matter of ‘if’ but ‘when’. I have a net worth higher than the average adult in the US and I’m only 24.... read more

My Experience Flying on a Private Jet

32 commentsIt’s 7AM and I’m sitting comfortably on a black leather recliner. I’m typing away on my laptop as Friends plays on a giant television across the room. I’m in the lounge of a private airfield. My destination is Atlanta for 3 days on a work trip.... read more

Brand Loyalty: Are You a Switcher?

21 commentsDoes brand loyalty impact your purchasing decisions? I drive a ’99 Mitsubishi Eclipse. I love the car. But I live in the middle of ‘merica and that means Ford’s and Chevy’s rule the land. People have said some pretty ignorant things about my... read more


Thanks for being here! Besides talking money, I like building websites, being outdoors, wrenching on cars, cycling, eating, running, spending hours on YouTube, and meeting successful people. And yes, I now realize my life is full of contradictions. I'm a little weird. But who isn't?

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