Nicholas Alston, 27, earns $51,000 a year. He splits his time between Canton, Michigan, where he is based as a flight attendant, and Columbus, Ohio, where he opened a restaurant during the pandemic. Alston always dreamed of opening a food business, and by mid-2020 he had enough saved from his full-time job to launch his ghost kitchen, Clutch Handheld Breakfast. In August 2021, Alston temporarily closed his restaurant to increase his flying hours and save money for the next phase of his business.
This is an installment of CNBC Make It’s Millennial Money series, which profiles people across the globe and details how they earn, spend and save their money.
What’s your budget breakdown? We’re looking for stories from all ages, not just millennials! Share your story with us for a chance to be featured in a future installment of Millennial Money: https://cnb.cx/32TYZ2K
Follow Clutch Handheld Breakfast on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/clutchhandhelds/
Follow Nicholas Alston on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nicksdynasty/
» Subscribe to CNBC Make It.: http://cnb.cx/2kxl2rf
About CNBC Make It.: CNBC Make It. is a new section of CNBC dedicated to making you smarter about managing your business, career, and money.
Connect with CNBC Make It. Online
Get the latest updates: https://www.cnbc.com/make-it
Find CNBC Make It. on Facebook: https://cnb.cx/LikeCNBCMakeIt
Find CNBC Make It. on Twitter: https://cnb.cx/FollowCNBCMakeIt
Find CNBC Make It. on Instagram: https://bit.ly/InstagramCNBCMakeIt
Living On $51K A Year In Michigan & Ohio | Millennial Money