World Traveler and Investment Expert Matt Badiali
If you’re unfamiliar with Matt Badiali, he is the Founder of Real Wealth Strategist, a financial newsletter published by Bayan Hill Publishing. According to Matt Badiali, the Newsletter is designed to empower people to take charge of their financial future, and therefore, Real Wealth Strategist aims to deliver a unique blend of not only educations but also, real-world experience that can help members quickly build capital. What does this entail, exactly? Well, as the name would suggest, Real Wealth Strategist is a results-oriented newsletter that provides members with invaluable investment insight, which includes investment in metal, natural resources, and energy. Members who have followed these investment strategies have been rewarded with double and in some cases, triple-digit gains.
— Matt Badiali (@Matt_B_Guru) February 2, 2018
What is Matt Badiali’s background? He is a self-proclaimed geologist at heart, whose career trajectory changed, as a result of one phone call. Badiali attended Penn State University, where he earned a B.S. in Geological and Earth Sciences, in 1992, before going on to pursue a Master’s degree at Florida Atlantic University. In 2000, he earned his Masters in Geology and Earth Science and then rounded out his education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with the intention of pursuing a Ph.D. in Sedimentary Geology. However, with the imminent birth of his child, Badiali decided to forgo advancing his education and instead start his career. According to a CrunchBase article, while teaching Geology at the University of Carolina, Badiali received a phone call from a well-known financial expert who needed the expertise of a geologist to help him with a series of investments related to natural resources. Needless to say, Badiali seized the opportunity, and in one phone call completely changed his career path. More info about Matt Badiali at tumblr.com
Although the idea of marrying investments and geology seems to lack congruency, Matt Badiali has managed to make it work. He has adopted a talk-to-everyone, go-anywhere, and most importantly, a hands-on methodology that plays an integral role in many of his investment strategies. Prior to making personal investments or recommendations, Matt Badiali has been known visit locations to personally speak with CEO’s and to observe company operations.
And when it comes to investing in natural resources, Badiali believes in executing due diligence, which explains his rationale for visiting oil wells and mines; he believes that experiencing these resources first-hand allows him to make an informed investment decision. This “hands-on” approach has allowed Badiali to become quite the world traveler; In fact, his work has led him to several countries including Haiti, Turkey, Singapore, Iraq, and many other locations.