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Fortune S Children

Author : Arthur T. Vanderbilt
ISBN : 9780688103866
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Vanderbilt: the very name signifies wealth. The family patriarch, "the Commodore," built up a fortune that made him the world's richest man by 1877. Yet, less than fifty years after the Commodore's death, one of his direct descendants died penniless, and no Vanderbilt was counted among the world's richest people. Fortune's Children tells the dramatic story of all the amazingly colorful spenders who dissipated such a vast inheritance.

Strategy For The Wealthy Family

Author : Mark Haynes Daniell
ISBN : 9781118179390
Genre : Business & Economics
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"An excellent and comprehensive approach to the strategies required to understand, protect and grow family wealth across generations." John Evans Managing Editor Private Banker International "Strategy for the Wealthy Family expands the field of wealth planning and management by exploring beyond just financial concerns to consider critical human issues such as philanthropy and family leadership." Professor Randel S. Carlock, Ph.D., INSEAD Business School Berghmans Lhoist Chaired Professor in Entrepreneurial Leadership Director, Wendel International Centre for Family Enterprise "The first book I have ever seen which fully addresses the all-important human side of the wealthy family as well as the financial aspects of family wealth important book for any family, no matter how much wealth they have." Vivian Imerman Entrepreneur "Strategy for the Wealthy Family is a brilliant source of insight and information covering all aspects of family wealth management. This book is a perfect companion for private bankers, wealth managers, and wealthy families." Christopher Wilson Managing Partner Family Office Trust "...a complete work of art for the wealthy." R Jayachandran Chairman Aquarius Investment Advisors

Willie K Vanderbilt Ii

Author : Steven H. Gittelman
ISBN : 9780786458233
Genre : Social Science
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The Vanderbilts were one of the great American families of the industrial era. This book explores the life of one of its lesser-known scions of the fourth generation, William Kissam Vanderbilt II, known simply as Willie K. An inheritor, not a builder, Willie K. lacked the drive and ambition necessary for furthering the Vanderbilt dynasty, especially in the political atmosphere of bank failures, the dawn of progressivism, and the First World War. This biography, while the story of one man, is also an exploration of the burden of enormous wealth, the danger of inherited dreams, and the struggle for self-actualization regardless of wealth or social status.

Children Of Paradise

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ISBN : 9780976994800
Genre : Child rearing
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A comprehensive parenting guide for financially advantaged families. This fresh and updated book offers a clear nine-step program for affluent parents to improve their skills and inspire healthy values in their children. You will learn: How to make the time with your children count. How to motivate your children to develop confidence and competence essential elements of self-esteem. How to listen effectively to your children. How to talk openly and honestly with your children. When to say no and when to create boundaries for your children. How to teach your children the value of money and to prepare them for the responsibilities of wealth. How to create an effective disciplinary plan when problems arise. You will benefit from Dr. Hausners four decades of experience, and you will especially appreciate the humor, clarity, and practical suggestions that will make the challenges of your parenting easier and more effective.

The Reporter

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105061085523
Genre : Law
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The Vanderbilt Women

Author : Clarice Stasz
ISBN : 9781583487273
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Lucius Beebe said that "The nearest thing to a royal family that has ever appeared on the American scene was the Vanderbilts … their vendettas, their armies of servitors, partisans and sycophants, their love affairs, scandals, and shortcomings, all were the stuff of an imperial routine." Stasz reveals new facts and insights into the fascinating lives of three generations of Vanderbilt women who dominated New York society from the middle of the eighteenth century through the twentieth. Of special interest are the discovery of unpublished letters and a pseudonymous lesbian novel that shed light on the complex character of the most currently famous Vanderbilt woman, Gloria Vanderbilt.


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ISBN : STANFORD:36105008359304
Genre : New England
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Asset Management

Author : Andrew Ang
ISBN : 9780199382316
Genre : Business & Economics
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In Asset Management: A Systematic Approach to Factor Investing, Professor Andrew Ang presents a comprehensive, new approach to the age-old problem of where to put your money. Years of experience as a finance professor and a consultant have led him to see that what matters aren't asset class labels, but instead the bundles of overlapping risks they represent. Factor risks must be the focus of our attention if we are to weather market turmoil and receive the rewards that come with doing so. Clearly written yet full of the latest research and data, Asset Management is indispensable reading for trustees, professional money managers, smart private investors, and business students who want to understand the economics behind factor risk premiums, to harvest them efficiently in their portfolios, and to embark on the search for true alpha.

Great Houses Of New York 1880 1930

Author : Michael C. Kathrens
ISBN : UCSD:31822035159730
Genre : Architecture
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A stunning volume documenting the architecture of more that forty structures, providing a history of the families that commissioned them. A unique blend of social and architectural history.

Author : James Patterson
ISBN : 9604505343
Genre : American fiction
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