It was Senior week at my small-city university when I asked a very dashing fellow classmate why he was heading to medical school in the Fall. After all, wasn’t that basically like starting school all over again? We had just finished 4 years as undergraduates! When I pressed him to find if there were any … More Old Money: In Their Own Words
“I think a there’s a lot to be said for not getting everything you want in life. Disappointments, regrets, even failures are hardly things to aim for, but they do round a man out. God help the person who is successful at everything. They either have a huge lesson ahead of them or they haven’t … More Old Money: In Their Own Words
I’ve written extensively, online and in my books, about how to meet, date, get engaged, and get married to the right person. Sure, it’s difficult to define ‘right’, and so much randomness seems to be involved as we go through the process of falling in love. Still…I think it’s important we get our heads around … More What To Look for in a Partner – The 3 C’s
I recently saw a newspaper headline that mentioned researchers into Artificial Intelligence. They had discovered or invented something remarkable in their field. The issue raised in the headline articulated the scientists’ dilemma: was this new technology too dangerous to introduce to the world? I was interrupted, and never got back to the body of the … More The Moral Imperative
At a cafe in the gold-plated first arrondissement, the expatriate writer perched at the corner of the cafe counter. At a right angle from him sat the Parisian. The Parisian and the expatriate had always nodded, but, not unusual for cafe life, had never introduced themselves. The Parisian always looked like he’d slept in his … More Go Day
Journalist Geoff Williams spoke with a entrepreneurs, psychologists, wealth managers–and me–last week about when (and how) parents should stop giving their children money. His logic in wanting to speak with me was straightforward: Old Money families obviously know something about how to handle this issue, or there wouldn’t be any money left. He had some … More The Huffington Post Talks Old Money
I wanted to thank you all, again, for your support during the February release of Old Money, New Woman: How To Manage Your Money and Your Life. The book is off to a strong start with great reviews. The promotional campaign is in full swing. I’ve recently returned from the U.S. where I made a … More Old Money, New Woman–Now Available At Barnes and Noble!