Old Money: In Their Own Words

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

The Custodian Mindset

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

Celebrity, Marriage, and The Price You Pay

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