Ted is a semi retired former mortician and small business owner. He currently resides in Northern Minnesota where he bought and restored an old lake cabin as a real-estate investment. He and a partner have bought and sold other investment properties. He manages his own stock portfolio and enjoys a seasonal part time job to supplement his income. His many years of owning a home furnishings store gives him a unique perspective on money management. His many years of owning a funeral home gives him a unique perspective on quality of lifestyle decisions.