Month: October 2013
New Money Gets Old in China: The Institute Sarita
China’s blazing economic growth over the last decade has created a newly minted millionaire (and billionaire) class eager to live the good life. This has led to an influx of luxury retail brands, five-star hotels, gourmet restaurants, and over-the-top nightclubs ready to cater to the parvenue who’ve just hit it big in manufacturing, construction, whatever. Private … More New Money Gets Old in China: The Institute Sarita
Keep It Simple, Keep It Elegant
How Old Are You, Really?
Scientists tell us that we have a chronological age as well as a biological age. The chronological age is simply math: you were born on this day in this month in this year, therefore you are this many years old. Our biological age is how old our body is: are you 50 years old with … More How Old Are You, Really?
The Brooks Brothers Tradition
E. Digby Baltzell
At Your Service
It takes a lot of courage–and no small amount of self-examination–to determine what it really is that we, as individuals, want to do for a living. We have to set aside economic considerations (not easy and often seemingly impossible). Sometimes, we have to set aside our parents’ hopes and dreams for our careers, what they … More At Your Service
The Importance of Family
In The Old Money Book, I detail Core Values that contribute to not just a standard of living, but to a quality of life. One of these Core Values is family, and it may be the most important. It can be a tremendous challenge to make your way in this world without the support, at … More The Importance of Family