Erik Smolinski, host of esInvests on YouTube is in the shop this week to talk about his trading journey. Listen along as we discuss Erik’s path: from his humble beginnings to self-made millionaire, we talk about the key lessons he learned, how he overcame early struggles. We also learn more about the people who helped Erik early in his journey and how those influences motivated him to create esInvests. Kyle even tries to start some service branch related beef towards the end…

2 Bulls in a China Shop: Recorded on 09/13/22

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About Erik:

Erik is a lifelong investor and self-made millionaire looking to share how others can achieve the same. He is hoping to share his experience with active and veteran military members to expose them to opportunities.

He came from a single parent low-income household, worked odd jobs as a kid, and began investing in high school. Erik wasn’t going to attend college and planned to enlist in the Marines, but a mentor directed him to apply for a scholarship (which he earned). While he pursued his undergrad, he dug deeper into investing and trading – finding derivatives which he primarily trades. He completed over 6 years of active duty before transitioning to the reserves, earning an MBA during his last year. Erik then spread into real estate and angel investing as his means grew, to accelerate capital growth.

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