A friend commented not too long ago about ‘upward facing’ social signals and the contrasting ‘downward facing’ social signals. A confused moment fell over our group, so he elaborated: the way we dress and the things we buy can often be subtle or obvious social signals. These signals–logos, brands, accessories, styles, or trends–are used by … More Social Signals
As you may recall, I was a guest on Talking Billions, the podcast hosting by wealth management advisor Bogumil Baranowski. Bogumil was kind enough to ask me to join him again, this time focusing on my book Old Money, New Woman: How To Manage Your Money and Your Life. You can listen to the podcast … More Talking Billions: The Women’s Podcast Episode
Great news… The audiobook version of How To Be A Rich Man…or Woman! is now available. Just click HERE to order your copy. This book is a slight deviation from most of my Old Money titles. Of course I discuss how to live wisely and well. But this volume delivers options and strategies for the … More How To Be A Rich Man…or Woman! Audiobook Available!
Thank you, Melissa!
I recently sat down with international wealth manager Bogumil Baranowski to discuss Old Money concepts and how they relate to the preservation of wealth…and living a richer life. Bogumil is a unique position when it comes to Old Money: he advises families who have had money for hundreds of years, as well as individuals who … More Talking Billions: My Interview with Wealth Manager Bogumil Baranowski
I am grateful every day for my ability to feel, see, taste, smell, and hear. I would not want to be numb, either physically or emotionally, to the world’s sensations and experiences, good or bad. My vision is far from perfect, but I can watch movies and take in sunsets. I can catch the whiff … More The Five Senses…Revisited
I’ve been less than consistent with the blog over the past few months, despite the best of intentions. An apology–and a brief explanation–are in order. We have left Paris and are now living in the French countryside. The purchase of a run-down house in the Loire-Atlantique region was an odyssey unto itself, but not quite … More A Brief Explanation
As readers begin to delve into the values, priorities, habits, and customs of Old Money–people who’ve enjoyed wealth and privilege for 3 generations or more–they often have questions. These sometimes run along the lines of “What kind of shoes do Old Money Guys wear?” or “Would this (fill in the blank) be considered appropriate for … More Old Money: The Culture
Jewish bankers rule the world. A cabal of Illuminati pull the strings that govern global events, with puppet-like politicians dancing to their every tune. The rich and powerful meet at a private camp in northern California to conjure mystical powers, hatch evil schemes, and manipulate markets. Maybe they do. Probably they don’t. The closer truth … More The False Comfort of Conspiracy Theories
I hope 2023 has begun wonderfully, and that the entire year will be filled with health, joy, and prosperity for everyone. First, I’d like to thank everyone who purchased a copy of How To Be A Rich Man…or Woman! If you haven’t written a review on the Amazon product page, please feel free to do … More Happy New Year, and An Update…