Top Ten Old Money Pet Peeves

It’s been quite a year. And it’s the holiday time. What a better moment to articulate the things that have really irritated, aggravated, and annoyed Old Money Guys and Gals (OMGs) the last twelve months. So pour yourself a strong one, put your feet up, and grumble along with me as we detail The Top … More Top Ten Old Money Pet Peeves

When Will You Pay the Price?

Unless we’re born into very fortunate circumstances and manage to make great decisions at every phase of our lives and manage, let’s face it, to be incredibly just plain lucky, we’re going to have to make some sacrifices at some point. These can be choices about education, career, family, health, but there’s one thing that’s … More When Will You Pay the Price?

The True Value of a Gift

Many of us are going to brave the malls and the crowds and the chaos soon in search of the perfect holiday gift for someone special. We’re going to rack our brains–especially us men–in order to conjure up that perfect, awe-inspiring material thing that says it all to the one who means everything to us. … More The True Value of a Gift

It’s All About Choices – Part 2

A very small percentage of people who have come to America over the past 200 plus years hit the shore with a substantial amount of money in hand. If it was good back home, why leave for the unknown? No, most of our ancestors came over because things were bad in the homeland. A strong … More It’s All About Choices – Part 2

The Anti-Fashion Statement

The clothes you wear communicate. They communicate to other people before you say a word. So what are you saying when you dress like Old Money? You’re saying that you’ve placed your priorities elsewhere: you’re not following the latest trend; you’re not spending your money on clothing that will look silly in a year, and … More The Anti-Fashion Statement

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

Advertising Works: So What Do We Do About It?

So you’ve bought a copy of The Old Money Book. You’ve assessed your personal situation and have begun to implement the principle of living better while spending less. ¬†You’re trying to shop less often, purchase better quality products, and save money. But for some reason, you still find yourself buying things you don’t really need, … More Advertising Works: So What Do We Do About It?

Old Money Profile: Isaac Tigrett

More than a few people think that Old Money is all button-down collar oxford shirts, khakis, and investment banking. There is a lot of that, but Old Money also includes some people who don’t exactly fit the country club mold. Take Isaac Burton Tigrett II, for example. Isaac was born in Jackson, Tennessee, scion to … More Old Money Profile: Isaac Tigrett