Old Money vs. New Money: The Perspective

About a month ago, I had a long distance conversation with an acquaintance who was curious to know–among many other things–the ‘one thing’ that Old Money has that New Money doesn’t. I had to think for a long moment. So long, in fact, that the person I was speaking to thought the phone call had … More Old Money vs. New Money: The Perspective

Old Money Matters: Interview with Simone Craig

I hope everyone is safe and well. It has been an eventful week here in Paris, thus the delay in posting. My apologies. I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce you to Simone Craig, a U.S. based tax and business consultant who specializes in helping women business owners with their professional and personal finances. … More Old Money Matters: Interview with Simone Craig

Old Money vs. New Money – The Attitude

One of the most important behavioral markers for Old Money individuals and families is their attitude…or lack thereof. Old Money is many times noticed by what it is not: loud, arrogant, obnoxious, orĀ  condescending, to name just a few. The logical reasons for such behavior are obvious but worth noting. First, when you’ve come from … More Old Money vs. New Money – The Attitude

Old Money vs. New Money – The Clothes

I feel like it’s been awhile since we reinforced (for our loyal readers) and introduced (to our new readers) one of the basics of the Old Money lifestyle: the clothes. So let me cover some important points that will articulate the how-to aspect of dressing in Old Money style. More importantly, I’ll review the even … More Old Money vs. New Money – The Clothes

Paris Lockdown 3.0, Covid Vaccines, and Aging Parents

3.0…or was it? Saturday marked the commencement of the third lockdown Paris has experienced in the last year. The first one started, if you can believe it, on March 17, 2020 and lasted until Mid May. If my confinement-impaired memory serves me (somewhat) correctly, October saw our 2nd lockdown. And now, 12 months later, we … More Paris Lockdown 3.0, Covid Vaccines, and Aging Parents

Comments, Cancel Culture, and The Pull of Values

Comments I’d like to say a big Thank You to everyone who commented on ‘The Moderates’ blog post. The thoughtful, detailed, and articulate insights are greatly appreciated. It helps me learn more and exposes all of our readers to different points of view. With all due modesty, I must say that we are so superior … More Comments, Cancel Culture, and The Pull of Values

A New American Political Party: The Moderates

A few weeks ago I mentioned that we’d be discussing public policy topics on the blog (as opposed to ‘politics’). I felt duty bound to broach the subject after the events of January 2, 2021, in the nation’s capital. Never one to go at things in half-measures, I’ve decided to announce the creation of a … More A New American Political Party: The Moderates