Things They Don't Teach You in School

Things They Don't Teach You in School : But You Should Know When You Get Out on Your Own.

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"Things They Don't Teach You in School" should be in the hands of every young adult in the 17 to 25 age group. Within these 8 years they will graduate from high school, leave home, get a job, get married, have children, rent an apartment, buy a home, buy a car, and need different kinds of insurance. Yet, inspite of their academic accomplishments, they are not prepared for life outside the nest because the schools do not teach them about banking, insurance, investing, how to buy a car, renting an apartment, buying a house. how to get and keep a job, or retiremenet planning. Along with a little bit of philosophy, this book attempts to provide some basic information about these subjects so that they won't be so vulnerable to unscupulous service providers, and save some more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 150850329X
  • 9781508503293

About Ron Dingee

Ron Dingee, DMD, MPH was born in Lynn, MA. After graduation from Lynn English High School, he joined the U.S. Air Force where he met his wife, Evelyn. He earned his doctor's degree in dental medicine and a master's degree in public health from the University of Pittsburgh with advanced studies at the University of London, School of Tropical Medicine. He practiced dentistry in Greensburg, PA for almost 25 years during which time he volunteered his skills in Latin America, Mexico, Haiti, Zaire, and Thailand as a medical missionary. In 1991, he and his wife, Evelyn, sold their home and the dental practice to go to Bangkok, Thailand to co-manage the Bangkok Christian Guest House for four years. After Bangkok, they managed the Redwood Glen Baptist Camp and Conference Center in CA for three years then moved to Nevada to work with the Shoshone-Paiute Indians before retiring. In retirement, Ron has written two other books: ("Missionary Memories" and "Nanna") and several magazine articles. Ron and Evelyn have three children and six grand children and now divide their time between southern CA and western PA. website: rondingee.comshow more

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