Although he was born in Washington DC, most of Ted Bauman’s life was spent in South Africa where he settled during his younger years. About Ted Bauman, he attended the University of Cape Town where he studied economics and history. Even while studying, he hustled between a number of jobs so that he could maintain himself, therefore getting a job after school was not as hard as it was for some of his fellow students. His first job after school was at the Slum Dwellers International Company where he was the company’s fund manager. The company mainly dealt with the construction of homes for the less fortunate families.
Ted Bauman then got hired by a number of companies still in the finance sector. Some of the big organizations he worked for were such as the United Nations. His working experience, therefore, grew quite fast especially in light of the social, political and sometimes legal environment of the job market. In 2008, Ted Bauman moved back to the United States which saw him getting a job as the Director of International Programs. His family was also fast growing and they had to choose a state where they would settle, and this was Atlanta. He then became part of the Banyan Hill Publishing in 2013 where he became the chief editor of his finance issue popularly known as the Bauman Letter. Other issues that he edited were the Plan B Club and the Alpha Stock Alert.
His main issue, Bauman Letter, mainly focuses on the various investment strategies that companies and individuals should adopt. Most of the strategies that he talks about are those which are mainly low-risk in nature. During an interview with Inspirery, he said that the most fulfilling time of his career was when he decided to become a full-time finance writer. He went on to point out that most people nowadays are trying to create in themselves a habit where they read more often, which has helped him reach very many people that he would if he still worked at corporate. When asked about his success secret, he pointed out that time management is the only secret as it determines how people can prioritize their time and therefore productivity and success are heavily reliant on time management.