EYL gives behind the scenes financial views into the entertainment and sports industries, as well as highlighting backstories of entrepreneurs. EYL also breaks down business models and examines the latest trends in finance. This talk was curated by Jercori Freeman
Rashad gave a powerful public service announcement at the Buckhead TEDx event. During his speech he spoke about the financial revolution that we are currently in, he always spoke about the broken school system in America and root causes of wealth disparity. In his speech he also addressed people that take advantage of people by misusing their platforms and voices. He issued a harsh warning to “enemies of the state” and provided financial tips to help guide children and adults to financial freedom. Rashad Bilal grew up in the financial services industry, taking a summer internship with his family’s Wealth Management firm, The Bilal Group LLC in 2005. He learned at a young age the importance of financial literacy and realized that he wanted to translate his knowledge into actions. After graduating with honors from The University of Hawaii in 2007, Rashad became a full-time associate with The Bilal Group in May 2008, culminating in his advancement to Vice President in 2009 and Partner in 2014.
In 2018, Rashad Bilal partnered with his lifelong friend Troy Millings to start an educational platform called Earn Your Leisure (EYL). EYL has grown into one of the top business platforms in the world, with a top business podcast under its umbrella, a podcast network, and an online educational platform. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx