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Ted Bauman Talks Life After South Africa

Since 2013, Ted Bauman has been a part of the Banyan Hill Publishing roster, acting as the executive editor for several newsletters including The Bauman Letter, Alpha Stock Alert, and Plan B Club. Although Mr. Bauman is originally from the Washington DC area, having grown up on the eastern shore, he spent the majority of his career and adult life, living in South Africa. As a young man, Ted Bauman relocated to South Africa in order to pursue postgraduate degrees in History, as well as Economics. After garnering both degrees, Mr. Bauman became involved with South Africa’s nonprofit sector as an executive, working to secure housing for those living in low-income areas around the country. One of the most prominent initiatives that Ted Bauman was involved with, was Slum Dwellers International, which has helped millions of people around the world since its inception. After working as an executive in the non-profit sector, Mr. Bauman began working as a financial consultant, assisting reputable entities such as the World Bank, and the United Nations. In 2008, he returned to the United States, immediately gaining employment with Habitat for Humanity, acting as Director of International Programs. It was a conversation with his father, former United States Congressman, Robert Bauman, that cause Ted Bauman to change career trajectories once again, becoming a financial writer for Banyan Hill Publishing. Recently he worked with his father on a book entitled, “Where to Stash Your Cash (Legally). Today, he lives with his wife and daughter in Atlanta, GA, working primary from his home office.

When Ted Bauman decided to join Banyan Hill Publishing, there was admittedly a cloud of uncertainty regarding his future, but due to his extensive knowledge of the financial world, garnered mostly during his time in South Africa, he was able to adjust quickly, making a profit almost immediately. In order to bring his ideas to life, particularly dealing with topics that can become mundane to his audience, he often weaves in real-world examples in order to make the material more accessible. In order to ensure that he is giving his readership the most up-to-date material, he constantly immerses himself in the events of the day, searching for viable information pertaining to the topics that his readers are most concerned with. His emphasis on time management, and utilizing the most productive period of the day, are keys to his continued success despite career changes.

 

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