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Just the Basics Please! Book 1 Money



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  • What We Should Have Learned in High School About Money, Sex and Marriage
    What We Should Have Learned in High School About Money, Sex and Marriage


Whether you are still in high school, fresh out of high school, or in college, this book was written for you. Do you have the knowledge and skills for a successful money future? Just The Basics Please! Book One: Money, is a guide and handbook for everyone who wants to take control of their money! Start with a good budget! Learn the basics behind credit cards and good credit! Don't make mistakes with your debit card! What's the secret of turning $150 a month into a million dollars? Need a car? Learn how to get the best deal. Buying your first house? Learn how to save thousands off your interest over the life of the mortgage. Be in control of your money from the start! "If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading." Lao Tzu Just The Basics Please! Book Two: Marriage and Sexis available from in paperback or as download.

Author Biography

Debra P. Avara is an Assistant Professor in the Behavioral Studies Department at Amarillo College.  She teaches Sociology and Government and holds two Master of Arts Degrees in Criminal Justice and Political Science with added hours to teach Sociology.


Prior to Amarillo College, she successfully owned and operated three business including Property Management (Rent houses) and Repair, and Skylight Shields, Etc.  She prepared taxes for 13 years, 11 with a national chain and two with a CPA, and taught tax school for 7 years.


Debra is the author of What WE Should Have Learned in High School about Money, Sex and Marriage, 1s ed., 2009, and 2nd ed., 2010; What I need to know about My Money, Money Basics for the Challenged Individual, 2012; and The Money Maze, Don’t Get Lost in the Middle is for middle/junior high school students. The Money Maze and Money Basics for the Challenged Individual are also available in Spanish.

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