Things I know Now That I wish I'd known then: 150 Tips for Living Smarter! [NOOK Book]

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This insightful book offers down-to-earth advice on how to do things smarter, save time and money, and eliminate much of the frustration of daily living. It is a practical guide to getting more out of every day and every dollar, and can be used by anyone. This book reveals "open secrets" that can enrich your income and your life, including details on how to: Save $250,000 over your lifetime by timing when you buy a new car. Ask for a date without ever feeling intimidated. Learn the "magic" word that eliminates ...
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Things I know Now That I wish I'd known then: 150 Tips for Living Smarter!

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Overview

This insightful book offers down-to-earth advice on how to do things smarter, save time and money, and eliminate much of the frustration of daily living. It is a practical guide to getting more out of every day and every dollar, and can be used by anyone. This book reveals "open secrets" that can enrich your income and your life, including details on how to: Save $250,000 over your lifetime by timing when you buy a new car. Ask for a date without ever feeling intimidated. Learn the "magic" word that eliminates red tape and paperwork. Use a phrase that lets you ask a personal question without risk.Perform a little-known but critical inquiry before buying a house. Apply a foolproof formula for becoming financially secure.These tips are targeted toward the person who makes lists, has goals, or wants to get an edge in life. Reading Newman's book is like having a smarter, older brother whispering in your ear just when you need him.

Down-to-earth advice on how you can live better every day of your life!

“George Newman’s book marries common sense with intelligence to gracefully provide us with some of the world’s greatest advice for living smarter.
- Tom Massey, author of Ten Commitments for Men

Here’s a book that shows you step-by-step how to get more out of every day and every dollar. The tips are practical and down to earth. Everyone from a recent graduate to a retiree can benefit.

There’s no need to envy the guy or gal next door—the one who seems to be more successful or happier than you are. This book shares “open secrets” that can boost your income as well as eliminate everyday hassle. You’ll learn how to:

· Save $250,000 in a lifetime by timing when to buy a car
· Ask for a date without getting sweaty palms
· Employ the “magic” word that eliminates red tape
· Quote a phrase that allows you to ask personal questions
· Scout a neighborhood before buying or renting a house
· Use a foolproof formula for becoming financially secure

These tips are targeted toward the person who makes lists, has goals, and wants to seize opportunities that others miss. Reading this book is like having an older brother whispering in your ear.
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Editorial Reviews

Debra Gaynor
Much of Mr. Newman’s advice will save you money...The information in this book is practical, logical and down to earth. I found it useful and interesting. It is written in a simple, easy to read format. There are 150 tips divided into 9 categories. The cover is to the point and explains what you will find inside. I like this book. I like the information inside and how it’s presented. I highly recommend (this book) to everyone.
Kam Aures
The book is divided into nine different sections: Dollars and Sense, Traveling Smart, Relationships, Life Skills, Your Health, Business, Time Savers, Buying Houses and Investments, and People Skills. Within each section there are multitudes of tips with one to two pages explaining each tip in detail.
A lot of Newman's advice will help you stretch your hard-earned dollar.
Other tips are included to save you time.
...ot of people who would benefit from this book!
Ricahrd Blake
He has included tips on banking, shopping, traveling, relationships, and life skills and health. These short chapters are succinctly written and arranged for easy reading and assimilation. As a business administrator I found his tips on business, real estate, investment, and time management especially helpful.
Newman's writing is clear, direct, fast moving, practical and often profound.
This book is for the novice or the expert. The book is for everyone who wants to live smarter and...
Tom Massey
George Newman’s book marries common sense with intelligence to gracefully provide us with some of the world’s greatest advice for living smarter.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013201170
  • Publisher: Reed, Robert D. Publishers
  • Publication date: 8/11/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 889,695
  • File size: 442 KB

Meet the Author

George Newman was born in Vienna, Austria. In 1938, his family fled the Nazi occupation and came to the United States. He grew up and attended public schools in Miami, Florida. After serving three years in the U.S. Coast Guard, Newman joined the staff of the Miami News as a reporter.
In 1967, he moved to California where he served on the staffs of the Redwood City Tribune, Burlingame Advance-Star and San Jose Mercury News, taking time in between to earn a bachelor's degree. He subsequently received a master of science (psychology) degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1973. He also served as a part-time faculty member at West Valley College in Saratoga, California from 1973-1983.
Among notable achievements, Newman has received the American Political Science Association Award for Distinguished Reporting of Public Affairs; San Francisco Press Club, best news story; South Bay Press Club, best feature story; the Associated Press News Executives Conference, best feature story; and the State Bar of California's Golden Medalion Media Award for outstanding reporting on the administration of justice.
He has been a volunteer in Big Brothers, a Little League Coach, and rental housing mediator for the City of Mountain View, California. He also served as a trip leader for the Sierra Club and a tutor for Literacy Volunteers of Pima County. He is the founder of Project: One Hour/One Child, a volunteer tutoring program for low-income and at-risk children and is the author of 101 Ways to Be a Long-Distance Super-Dad... or Mom, Too!
Newman lived in Tucson, Arizona, and he continues to write.
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