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.

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Creative Ways to Make Money

Making Money with Staying Power I’ve always found that two things really help when you’re determined to make money. The first of these is staying power. Earning money is a bit like trying to lose weight – it’s something that you do over time, with focus – rather than... read more

Tax Lein vs Tax Levy: Exploring the Differences

If you are concerned about your legal standing with the Internal Revenue Service, it is very important that you understand the conditions of the treatment you can expect from the IRS. To begin, if you owe the IRS money because you did not pay your taxes and you have... read more

How Helpful is the Help to Buy Scheme?

The Help to Buy ‘scheme’ is for UK renters looking to buy their first homes. While this is applicable to those in the first quarter of life, if you’re not from the UK you can disregard this post. Or you can read it and see if it reminds you of any... read more

Reasons to Study Finance

On the face of it, finance might not grab you as the most exciting topic imaginable. Pricing, investing, budgeting… it all sounds like an awful lot of spreadsheets and a distinct lack of fun.   But for those in the know, checking out the finance courses at a... read more

The Easiest Way to File Your Taxes?

What’s the easiest way to file your taxes?   Today I’m finally doing my taxes. Although I enjoy personal finance, I still dread this time of year. It’s a mix of emotions. As much as I’d like it not to be true, paying taxes isn’t fun... read more

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Hey, I'm Will! This is my personal finance blog. I'm a blogger, freelance & staff writer, and digital marketer.

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