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Dollars & Sense

Reporting contributed by Maria Aspan, Lindsay Blakely, Kevin J. Ryan, and Kimberly Weisul

GO LONG

“I’m going into my ninth year in the NFL and we are just now moving into our dream house. That’s the difference between rich people who keep their money and rich people who lose their money: They both have nice things—houses, cars, the luxury lifestyle—but the ones who are able to keep their money live the luxury lifestyle last, while the ones who lose their money live the luxe life first.”

Glover Quin Safety for the Detroit Lions. Quin lived on about 30 percent of his take-home pay during the first three years of his NFL career

GET READY TO LEAP

“My then-boyfriend and now-husband told me the only way to give my startup a real chance to succeed would be to focus on it full time. I saved as much money as I

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