After graduating from the University of Colorado, Vance embarked on a 35-year career working for HP, and various other high-tech companies in technical and managerial roles in R&D, Marketing, and Finance. His corporate accomplishments included two international assignments, and the awarding of 5 patents. Vance changed gears in 2011, transitioning to developing a financial blogging / consulting business.
His blog, , has logged over 3 million visits, and his twitter account, @6_figure_invest has over 15 thousand followers. Vance covers a wide range of topics, including investor psychology, Exchange Traded Funds, volatility as an asset class, and various derivative strategies. Vance is a Senior Consultant for Invest in Vol, as well on being on their advisory board. Vance has been quoted in multiple online publications, including Bloomberg, Reuters, and The Wall Street Journal.