Dennis Trittin is a successful investment manager, author, and educator dedicated 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 is a CFA. Now retired from his twenty-eight-year career at Russell Investments, he devotes his time to teaching and promoting life skills and financial literacy to young people. Coauthor Arlyn Lawrence is an author, editor, curriculum developer, and seminar leader. She received her liberal arts degree from the University of Maryland and has served in numerous community organizations, including fifteen years as a director of education and special programs for teens and children. She is a frequent writer on the topic of character and personal development for children and families.