Why a Financial Advisor is Going to MIT

Chukwudi Uraih, MBA
3 min readApr 24, 2023

My name is Chudi and I have a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Virginia, MS in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University, and MS in Systems Engineering from the George Washington University alum. After years of focusing on growing assets that pay passive income and being lucky and a little smart, I became semi-retired at 37 and decided to become an Engineer in Financeeeeeee and started my firm in 2021.

But why Choo? Well, after becoming financially independent at the young age of 37, I realized that my passion lies in helping others achieve financial freedom as well. I saw a need for a different approach to personal finance, one that solves problems like an engineer and not a salesman. I differentiate myself from other financial advisors by using a fee-only model and focusing on performance-based pay. Also, I am not good at selling yet too.

I am always looking to expand my knowledge and expertise, which is why I am investing $9,900 in a Systems Dynamics program at one of the premier engineering institutions in the world (MIT). This program will give me the opportunity to network, share ideas, and continue to build my expertise in using models to solve personal finance problems.

So, what is Systems Dynamics? It is a method for understanding and analyzing complex systems, like the economy or personal finance. It involves creating models to simulate how different variables interact and affect each other over time. This approach is important because it brings a fresh perspective to the field of financial advising. Millions of people do not fit the traditional AUM model and still need advising. Who will be their champion? Do they have to be sold investment products they do not need or insurance products they do not understand?

I believe that innovation in a field often comes from those outside of it. The field of financial advising needs this innovation and I am eager to bring my unique skills and knowledge to the table. With my background in engineering and systems thinking, I am confident that I can provide a fresh and effective approach to personal finance.

In conclusion, I am excited to attend the Systems Dynamics program and continue to enhance my skills and knowledge. Although the cost of $9,900 may seem steep, it is an investment in myself and my ability to help others achieve financial freedom. In a world where people boast about their material possessions to prove their worth, I choose to invest in myself and my expertise. That, in my opinion, is the true path to success.

Hi there, I’m Chudi, an Engineer in Finance, and my passion is transforming lives by guiding individuals on the path to financial independence. I provide personalized, comprehensive, and unbiased financial planning solutions that empower you to take control of your financial future. Ready to embark on a journey towards financial freedom? Let’s connect and make your dreams a reality!

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Chukwudi Uraih, MBA

I am a systems thinker who thinks he is a data scientist who wants to help you get financially free.