See, almost everyone knows about stocks, trading, and shares. You buy shares for this company, when the price of the share increase, you trade the shares and boom! you become rich. Simple? Not at all! Possible? Yes. Now imagine leaving your 9 to 5 job and having all the time and money in the world to travel and live your dreams. Trading has made this possible for many people like Teri Ijeoma. She started trading while working as an assistant principal in an educational institution.
After frustrations in her employment, Teri thought of quitting and her escape plan was trading, which she successfully did. Ten years later, Teri became a multimillionaire living the life she always wanted. She later started an online company to educate people on how to make $1,000 a day through trading. Here is her grass-to-grace story.
Teri Ijeoma Biography
Teri Ijeoma is an American stock market investor and the CEO of Invest with Teri. She is also a sought-out speaker in trading seminars and conferences. Ijeoma has been featured in major media outlets such as Forbes, Yahoo Finance, ABC, NBC, and FOX.
Teri Ijeoma Age and Background
Teri Ijeom was born on the 20th of June in Dallas, Texas, where she was raised by her single mother and grandmother. They lived a modest lifestyle but Teri’s dreams were bigger than their neighborhood. Although she had not realized her plans to succeed at a young age, inside of her was a fire to do great exploits. When she realized her niche, Teri placed it as a priority over marriage, children, and spouse.
Teri Ijeoma Education
Like most people, Teri’s path to success was linked to education, which she did all the way to her master’s. She graduated well from high school and secured a position at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she pursued a degree in Bachelor of Management Science, Business Management, and Marketing. Five years later after graduating in 2006, Teri joined Dallas Theological Seminary where she did a master’s program in Media and Communications.
Teri Ijeoma Career
After graduating from MIT, Ijeoma set to her first internship at Morgan Stanley where she got a hold of the stock market for the first time. Her interest, however, was in a job that was more hands-on.
Teri got the job she wanted at Monitor Group QMS and ISO Consulting Services where she was the Management Consultant responsible for coordinating project management initiatives, projects, consultants, and external partners. Teri also advised clients through research, customer interviews, and presentations.
While working for the Monitor group a friend introduced her to Teach for America, where she started working in May 2008. At Teach for America, Teri executed plans to hire 150 employees and train 800 teachers every.
The nonprofit organization promoted Teri after two months. In January 2013, Ijeoma joined By The Hand Club for Kids where she was the Director. Her responsibilities were facilitating all HR duties, increasing volunteer retention, and presenting speeches.
Teri founded her real estate agency which helped people to locate apartments in Texas. Her success was pronounced in 2017 when she founded Invest with Teri, where she educated people on how to invest in the stock market through her online course called trade and travel.
Teri Ijeoma Success Story
Working as an assistant principal in the education sector was frustrating. She had regular conflicts with the Principal. Teri spent hours in the bathroom, grieving and crying because the disappointment she had were too much. However, her crying room soon turned out to be her breakthrough room.
According to an interview with Caleb of Investopedia, Teri stated that she made her freedom from employment trade worth $3,000, which was almost her monthly salary.
It was after the trade that she decided, to leave her job at the end of that school year. Since making her first major trade, Teri’s income had been increasing gradually. She focused on making $300 a day, then to $1,000, to $100,000 and in 2021, she made $1,000,000 in a day.
Teri’s success, however, did not come without challenges. She had made avoidable mistakes on her way to success. For instance, Teri did not make any progress for six years because she did not want to learn from people with experience.
For all six years, she lost more than she could make. Her greatest loss came when she was in Thailand where she lost money after buying 8,000 shares in Pandora, which later dropped to $3 overnight. Despite her loss, Teri held on to her job. She came back. rebuilt and became wiser in making her trading decisions.
Teri has become a motivation to many stock market traders, African Americans, and women. She has been featured on Forbes, Bloomberg, Fox, and CBN. She has been on Good Morning America and at the brekfast club. She is a host at Office Hours, where she had inerviewed successful people like Glen Lundy, Marshall Goldsmith, Daymond John, Wim Hof
Teri Ijeoma Net Worth
According to online interviews, Teri described her worth to be $40 million. She makes money from her trading business. Her income is also supplemented by her real estate agency in Texas. Her online course, Travel, and Trading also makes her significant income. She has 12,000-15,000 students who pay $1,000 for her courses
Ijeoma is popular on Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter where she markets her skills and online course. On Instagram, Teri has 158k followers, while on YouTube her channel has 132k subscribers and a total of 4,220,209 views. Other black women who have succed in their fields are journalist Nicky Zizaza, Real etate magnate Quiana Watson, Branding Guru Ronne Brown and April Divah Style the sales expert.