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Trading a Phone into a Porsche in 2 Years

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  • Trading a Phone into a Porsche in 2 Years

    In a world where many teens seem to lack both patience and common sense, one teen in Glendora, CA, demonstrated both masterfully.

    Steven Ortiz, 17, used Craigslist to trade his way up from an old cell phone to a Porsche. It took him 2 years of bartering like mad, but it appears that the effort was worth it. He’s the only student at Charter Oak High School who drives a Porsche to school.

    His path from old cell phone to Porsche included working his way up to an iPod, then a MacBook Pro laptop. Eventually, Ortiz traded up from electronics to dirt bikes, then cars and trucks, and an SUV...

    Teen Trades up on Craigslist from Phone to Porsche in 2 Years | Auto in the News

  • #2
    that is pretty awesome. Good job, Steven!


    • #3
      That is similar to the guy who traded a paper clip for a house a few years back. It takes some work for sure but it just shows what can be accomplished if you set your mind to it.

      * Despite the high cost of living, it remains very popular.
      * Why should I pay for my daughter's education when she already knows everything?
      * There are no shortcuts to anywhere worth going.