Money as Blessing
- DAME PRUDENCE ON RICHES. Chaucer // Century of English Essays;1/1/1913, p5
An essay is presented on the significance and impact of riches and money on the lives of men. It notes what people can get from riches and money such as friendship, fellowship, and mightiness. It mentions the harms and evils of poverty as well as its adversities. Meanwhile, it suggests to get...
- Immigrants and Natives to Wealth: Understanding Clients Based on Their Wealth Origins. Grubman, James; Jaffe, Dennis T. // Journal of Financial Planning;Jul2007, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p54
â€¢ The origin of clients' wealth leads to differences in their personal adjustment, parenting, attitudes, behavior, how they want to pass on their wealth. Financial planners should be sensitive to the origins of clients' wealth in order to facilitate understanding, provide support, and...
- Passing the buck. Sass, Steven // Regional Review;Summer95, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p12
Focuses on the intergenerational transfer of wealth in the United States. Parental gifts and bequests as less important in modern times for making one's way in the world; Half of nation's private output from family-owned firms; Trusts as mechanisms whereby the rich can meter the enrichment of...
- The search for personal wealth. Halverson, Guy // Christian Science Monitor;3/13/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 76, p18
Offers information on the history of personal wealth and the observation that individuals have more funds to invest in early 2000 than at any other time in history.
- Who wants to be a billionaire? Kirn, Walter; Hainey, Michael // GQ: Gentlemen's Quarterly;Jan2000, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p19
Comments on the money culture or the obsession to get rich quickly in the United States. Television game show `Who Wants to Be a Millionaire' as a style display of greed and desperation; Decline in the charisma of famous billionaires such as Microsoft chairman Bill Gates; Executives and...
- Most of wealthy are self-made, poll finds. Moore, Michael O'D. // American Banker;10/25/1993, Vol. 158 Issue 204, p20
Discusses the findings of a survey on wealthy people conducted by the U.S. Trust Company of New York. Sources of wealth; Socioeconomic status; Attitudes on perception of wealth; Opinion on children of wealthy people.
- We hear of `haves' and `have-nots,' not about the doers and do-nots. Sowell, Thomas // Human Events;11/24/95, Vol. 51 Issue 45, p18
Examines how some people regard wealth distribution as a social problem. Wealth as a product of accomplishment and innovation; Tendency to take all benefits for granted and complain about what they lack.
- Joining the club. O'Leary, Noreen // Adweek Western Edition;11/7/94, Vol. 44 Issue 45, Style in America p14
Focuses on wealthy people in the United States. Acceptance of wealth in mainstream society; Characteristics of persons included in `Forbes' magazine's list of the richest Americans published in October 1994; Different style of the monied life in the 1990s; Erosion of old assumptions about the...
- Money Makes the World Go Down. Korten, David // Earth Island Journal;Summer2000, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p16
Uncovers the impact of the global financial system on humanity.