Bauman was born and raised in the United States for most of his young life. In the mid-1980s, when he relocated to South Africa. During his time in South Africa, he went on to pursue higher education from the University where he majored in Economics and graduated. It was at this time that he began to take part in the growth and execution of the fiscal and urbanization policy of the post-apartheid period. For a few years, he worked as a consultant for the African and European governments as well as the United Nations among other prominent institutions taking part in the policy development. Working with these entities gave him the chance to visit different parts of the African and Asian continents. He also served as a fund manager in a number of non-profit organizations that dealt with the housing schemes for low-earning individuals in the rural parts of South Africa.
Ted Bauman played a major role in the establishment of the Slum Dwellers International Foundation. This is a foundation that seeks to help people with low incomes and build homes in different parts of the world. This foundation is still running and has helped millions of people in different parts of the globe.
Ted Bauman back in the United States
Ted Bauman relocated back to the United States in the year 2008. His reason for relocation was a job offer from a non-profit organization in Atlanta that hired him as the director of their global program. In the year 2013, Ted Bauman was hired by Bayan Hill Publishing where he currently works as a senior editor. Bayan Hill is a research publishing firm. Bauman writes the monthly newsletter called the Bauman Letter, where he helps his readers make wise investments and grow their wealth. He also writes the Alpha Stock Alert and the Smart Money service. He has accumulated more than 100000 subscribers for his publications
While in South Africa, Matt Badiali published research related to the work he was doing. He also wrote several commentary pieces in a variety of prominent journals like the Microfinance journal and the Environment and Urbanization journal.