And Now a Word from The President…

I recently received an email from one of our readers containing the link below. (Thank you, Elise.) The article, first published in The Atlantic in August of 1894, warrants the reprinting by the magazine…and the rereading by all of us. President Theodore Roosevelt is the author, and his message is important and timeless. Still, we … More And Now a Word from The President…

Old Money: In Their Own Words

In response to your question, I would say there are a few challenges. There’s a pull that comes from the responsibility. I could spend half my day answering emails from the money manager or on the phone with the house manager. Busy work. I have to stay focused on my profession while managing the duties … More Old Money: In Their Own Words

Old Money: In Their Own Words

I made money a few years ago when I sold a software company, and financial advisors, stockbrokers, yacht brokers, and real estate agents came out of the woodwork. It made my head spin (and my wife’s, too) as we patiently listened to pitches, looked a glossy brochures, and tried to make sense of our new … More Old Money: In Their Own Words

An Old Money Conversation

Recent conversation with an OMG about another. No friendship was going to happen, and the reason was stated with typical Old Money candor: “So you met him?” “I did.” “What did you think?” “I don’t get the impression he does anything.” “I think he’s just clipping coupons right now.” “Yeah, and I don’t like that. … More An Old Money Conversation

Old Money: In Their Own Words

Hello, Byron. I read your post on school uniforms. I want to contribute my thoughts on the subject, as I think it’s an important issue in the country right now. I’ll be vague with my recollections because it would be easy for somebody to put a couple of details together and know where I went … More Old Money: In Their Own Words