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What I Wish I Knew at 18

Life Lessons for the Road Ahead

Dennis Trittin

240 pages
LifeSmart Publishing, LLC
What I Wish I Knew at 18 is an engaging, comprehensive, and conversational book written to help young adults achieve success in life. Through lively illustration, simple instruction, and practical, reflective questions, the book reveals key, before-the-fact secrets that propel people into thriving adulthood. Unique in its scope, universal in its message, and timely in its wisdom, it is designed to serve everyone who wants a solid grip on the prize of a successful life. Although conversationally written to graduates, it is destined to become the definitive parenting guide to preparing children for lives of impact. It is also a must read for schools, colleges, faith leaders, mentors, caregivers, and coaches as they partner with parents to educate students for life. Served in bite-sized morsels, the success pointers, along with study questions, help to facilitate dynamic student discussions and deep personal reflection.
Author Bio
Dennis Trittin is a successful investment manager, educator, and mentor committed to helping young people reach their full potential. He holds a B.B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin, an M.B.A. from the University of Washington, and a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) designation. During his twenty-seven-year career at Russell Investments, He served as director of Research, director of Investment Strategy, and Senior Portfolio Manager, and helped grow the firm's assets from $1 billion to $220 billion through his role in portfolio management and sales and service support. In 2008, he retired to devote his life to charitable causes, including teaching financial literacy and life skills and serving on a private school board. He spends his spare time on the golf course, enjoying friends, following the markets, writing, and traveling.