The Huffington Post Talks Old Money

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

Old Money Likes ‘Ladies Like Us’

I recently finished reading ‘Ladies Like Us‘, an informative and enlightening book by Alena Kate Pettitt. I recommend it highly for teenage girls and their parents, as it provides sterling guidance in matters of values, goals, self-esteem, relationships, etiquette and manners, dress, and numerous other important subjects. Alena’s perspective aligns perfectly with Old Money values … More Old Money Likes ‘Ladies Like Us’

I Hate Manufactured Holidays, But Still…

…I purchased this box of chocolates for my mother for Mother’s Day, which is Sunday. More importantly, she and I will spend time together, over breakfast, which she will most certainly not cook. This commitment of time–which cannot be purchased, only given–helps me moderate my distaste for rampant consumerism fueled by monthly manufactured holidays (Mother’s … More I Hate Manufactured Holidays, But Still…