How Old Money Lives

In The Old Money Book, I detail the values, priorities, and habits of individuals and families who’ve enjoyed wealth and privilege for three generations or more. ┬áNot by accident, the book begins with Old Money Values. If you don’t know what’s important–to you or someone else–mimicking certain behaviors will be a short-lived endeavor with hit-or-miss … More How Old Money Lives

The Truth About Change

It has been said that the only constant thing is change. And it’s true. After a few decades on the planet, anyone with half a brain can see trends emerge, generally slowly, and bear witness to life-altering events that occur in the blink of an eye. Americans have been blessed: our life-altering events tend to … More The Truth About Change

At Your Service

It takes a lot of courage–and no small amount of self-examination–to determine what it really is that we, as individuals, want to do for a living. We have to set aside economic considerations (not easy and often seemingly impossible). Sometimes, we have to set aside our parents’ hopes and dreams for our careers, what they … More At Your Service

Why Our Work Fatigues Us

Many people work at jobs that are not very demanding, physically or mentally, and at the end of the week find themselves exhausted. They really need the weekend–as well as the long weekends and holidays that are sprinkled throughout the calendar year–to recover. Other people have jobs that demand all of their mental and physical … More Why Our Work Fatigues Us

There’s No Money in Old Money

In the first section of The Old Money Book I talk about the Core Values of individuals and families who’ve had wealth and privilege for several generations. These values include health, education, and financial independence, among others. In the second part of the book, I detail How Old Money Does It. Here I discuss the … More There’s No Money in Old Money