Robert Reed Publishers
Things I know Now that I wish I'd known then by George Newman
150 Tips for Living Smarter
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.
I am happy to report the book I was proud to publish has been featured in the September issue of Bottom Line Personal with a full page article. Great recommendation! Wow! ~ Robert D. Reed
"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 The Ten Commitments for Men
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 books 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.
ABOUT 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.