Glover Quin: Detroit Lions Savvy Investor

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He continued to drive the Yukon Denali he bought when he entered the NFL in 2009, a car he still owns. He stuck with his budget. He had a plan. It meant doing everything possible to make sure he had a long NFL career while using it to set up the rest of his life.

Quin saved 70 percent of his take-home pay each year and invested in well-known, publicly traded companies. He and his family lived on the remaining 30 percent, about $6,000 a month — $72,000 per year — the first three years of his career.

Not flashy, but effective. And it led to his monetary success.

[Read More from Michael Rothstein at ESPN here…]

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