In my March Viewpoint I asked readers to please share ideas and anecdotes about how money has affected their families. My goal is to turn that feedback into a short book. I think I have reasonable ambitions for the project. This won’t be the next Harry Potter, and probably not even another The Millionaire Next Door, but I think there could be a gap in the market for a financial wisdom book specifically targeting an affluent audience. With your help my project is moving forward, and this month I’m circling back with a progress report.
I received some terrific feedback. Thank you. It’s not too late to contribute, by the way! Just under 20 responses came by phone and email, slightly beating my minimum goal of 15. Of course, quality matters more than quantity, and many responses were extremely—pardon the pun—rich in insight. If I count the most thoughtful responses double or triple, then the volume of feedback looks a lot more impressive. I still owe a few of you follow-up emails or phone calls, which should contribute more to my volume of notes as well.Read More