Ted Bauman is an economist by trade, and has used his economic knowledge to have a successful career as a hedge fund manager of many non-profit housing developments. These non-profit developments were based in South Africa and the United States. He has developed housing for many high-profile clients ranging from the United Nations, the World Bank and the South African government. His famous project is being the head of Slum Dwellers Internationals, a non-profit organization that has helped over 14 million people find housing in 35 different countries.
Aside from his work as an economist, he works part time as writer and the editor for The Bauman Letter, Plan B Club and Alpha Stock Report. As a writer for these publications, he uses his experience as an economist to teach others about asset protection, privacy and low risk investment strategies. He sat down with Ideamensch to talk about his typical day, how he brings his ideas to life and how remains productive in a busy world. Ted Bauman does majority of his work from home in his basement office. He generally works from early in the morning until 5:00 pm. As a writer he utilizes his excellent skills to bring his words to life. He understands that topics such as finance and asset protection can be a little dry, so he believes excellent word choice can bring those topics to life.
A trend in economics that excites Ted Bauman is the trend of ordinary people becoming more aware of economic problems that challenge society. He has noticed in recent years many people have become to question not only the US economy, but the global economy as well. Bauman views it as a good thing that people are more interested in the economy as a whole. Ted Bauman believes that getting up early is the key to remaining productive. He tends to tackle the hardest tasks early in the day and this helps him to remain productive. As a finance writer he is always looking for new sources of information to learn as much as he can about the topics he writes about. He believes that discovering new information on a topic helps him as a writer. Click here.