In the past, Old Money in America has been predominantly, but not exclusively, Caucasian. The term WASP, for White Anglo Saxon Protestant, didn’t just come out of nowhere, and being a “Wasp” is often akin to having some of the cultural characteristics of Old Money (conservative dress, reserved behavior, and maybe driving an old Volvo.) … More Racism: Roots and Remedies
I received an email the other day from someone I did not know. It contained a single sentence. “Who are you?” Very quickly, my mind ran from Friedrich Nietzsche to Roger Daltry back to Carl Jung over to Hindu philosophy…Then I calmed myself, realized that this person was inquiring about who I was as it … More “Who Are You?”
Over the past couple of years, I’ve watched (and listened to) parents who have, with the best of intentions, given their children part or all of the down payment necessary to purchase a single family residence. With very few exceptions, it has not turned out well. In some cases, after acquiring the home, the children … More The Down Payment: Don’t Give It
I’m delighted to announce that The Old Money Book is now available as an audio book on Amazon, Audible, and iTunes. Voiceover pro Maureen Egan narrates the book and delivers a smooth, confident performance that perfectly matches the tone of the text. I’m very fortunate to have worked with her. To everyone who’s purchased a … More The Old Money Book: Now An Audiobook!
Give them every opportunity to do so. Give them The Old Money Guide To Marriage.