Stephan asked a question in the comments section a couple of weeks ago. I made a note to myself to respond and neglected to do so. My apologies, Stephan, and thank you for reminding me. Here’s Stephan’s question: Hi Byron, I have read the old money book recently and really appreciate it. I especially liked … More The Wristwatch Dilemma – An Updated Discussion
I’m very proud to announce the release of Rica de Cuna, Mujer Nueva, the Spanish language edition of Old Money, New Woman. It’s available now on Amazon in ebook and paperback formats, as well as the luxurious hardcover edition. I have to express my eternal gratitude to our translator, Diana Casòliba Bonache, who did a … More Old Money, New Woman…Now in Spanish!
Having lived abroad for more than a year now, first in Italy and now in France, I’ve had an opportunity to observe and assess the universal nature of social class. It varies little from America to Western Europe, and I would have my doubts that it is very much different in Asia or South America. … More Thoughts on Social Class
The thing that we always remember, and are often reminded of, is that we’ve had every advantage: solid family environment, access to healthcare and education, travel, a support system of teachers, friends, and a social network, all contributing to a pretty constructive childhood and adolescence. So to brag about your accomplishments is a little gauche. … More Old Money: In Their Own Words
I had breakfast the other day with a friend of a friend. His family has managed an inheritance pretty well for the past two generations, and he’d been steered to the Old Money Book blog. While he freely admits he barely graduated from college (he liked to party), he’s now a successful real estate developer, … More The Custodian Mindset
The recent, untimely death of Prince shocked many of us. I wasn’t a huge fan, but I did sing along to some of his more popular songs. I admired his talent, his versatility, his generosity, and his commitment to keeping some (or many) parts of his life private. As of this writing, the cause of … More Celebrity, Marriage, and The Price You Pay