Teri Ijeoma is the Founder and CEO of “Invest with Teri”, an online courses teaching you how to make money day trading on Wall Street. She began her professional career working in education and for nonprofits. When she started trading stocks nine years ago, she initially saw it as an opportunity to simply supplement her income. However, she was so successful with this side hustle that in 2017, she decided to quit her job, travel the world, and begin trading full-time. While traveling, Teri was constantly asked to show others how she was successfully trading in the stock market. She set up and taught her first class in Thailand, her second in Vietnam, and had a fully-fledged curriculum created by the time she returned to the States. Teri now offers an online curriculum that shares her investing strategies with people all over the world. She also partners with organizations and companies to train and empower individuals to achieve financial freedom and build wealth through investing. Teri received her Bachelor’s degree in Management Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and her Masters in Media and Communications from Dallas Theological Seminary. She was named 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year by National Black MBA Association, and was the Grand Champion of Teachable’s 2019 Creator Challenge. You can reach her on instagram at @imaninvestor, or online at itradeandtravel.com.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT IN THIS EPISODE:
- Why working for yourself can be such a blessing
- What it means to be an ‘active’ investor
- What is Teri’s 7 step trading course, Trade and Travel
- Why it is so important to put your happiness first
- Why you need to leave your job if you’re working in a ‘toxic’ environment
- How to overcome your fear of leaving a ‘safe’ job and find what ‘lights you up’