Fool's Hill -- when to tell the Next Generation about family wealth

Telford, Dana
December 2007
Enterprise/Salt Lake City;12/31/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 27, p7
The author offers advice to family business leaders regarding the right age that they should tell their children about family wealth. It says that children may know about the wealth of their family if they have reached the top of Fool's Hill which is a symbol that represents life experience, learning and wisdom. It states that parents may determine if their son or daughter have reached the summit of the hill through their financial independence, attitude and educational attainment.


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