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The Legacy of Inherited Wealth
Interviews With Heirs (Revised Edition)
This book of 17 candid interviews with wealthy men and women presents an inside view of what it is like to grow up in affluence and inherit enough money to render paid work a matter of choice. A resource directory lists wealth conferences, wealth counselors, books and newsletters. 208 pages.
TRIO PRESS ISBN 0-9699195-7-3
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Labors of Love
The Legacy of Inherited Wealth, Book II

This book is a collection of ten first-person histories about heirs who have enough wealth that they do not need to work for a living. But, as they learned, they do need to work for a life. These stories focus on how heirs have discovered ways to use their wealth and their innate gifts to help create a better world. 131 pages.
TRIO PRESS ISBN 0-9699195-7-3
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Coming into Money Preparing Your Children for an Inheritance
This booklet is for any wealthy parents who are thinking about whether and how to give substantial money to their children as young adults. It discusses the perils of inheriting early and suggests how parents can make plans that will help empower, not paralyze, their children. 53 pages. Resource Directory included.
TRIO PRESS ISBN 0-9699195-9-X
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Wealth Counseling
A Guide for Therapists and Inheritors

Dennis Pearne, an experienced wealth counselor, guides mental health professionals and lay readers through the intricacies of overcoming the issues that inheriting wealth so often produces: guilt, shame, financial ignorance, low self-esteem and lack of motivation. 18 pages.
TRIO PRESS ISBN 0-9699195-7-3
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For Love and/or Money explores how financial inequality can negatively affect friendships and intimate relationships, including marriage. Lending money is one big issue; heirs can easily become prey for fortune hunters; those married to heirs may feel disempowered by the inherent financial inequality. Suggestions are offered for dealing with these issues. 33 pages
TRIO PRESS ISBN 09694403-2-4
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The Inheritor’s Inner Landscape
How Heirs Feel

This article explores the various emotional challenges which heirs may face in their efforts to come to terms with their wealth. Drawing extensively on anecdotes and advice from inheritors, this article maps out the psychic terrain that heirs often travel. 14 pages.
TRIO PRESS ISBN 0-9699195-1-4
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Passing Wealth Along to Our Children: Emotional Complexities of Estate Planning
This article introduces readers to the complexities of creating trusts and wills. The fictional story of Stan and Nancy Blackman illustrates the dilemmas that may arise in leaving wealth to descendants. Wealthy parents, estate attorneys, therapists and financial planners will find this publication both interesting and useful. 26 pages.
TRIO PRESS ISBN 0-9699195-2-2
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Inheritors and Work
The Search for Purpose

Those who inherit enough wealth to make paid work a matter of choice face a unique set of opportunities and challenges. This 43 page essay explores in detail: How parents can help their children develop a healthy work ethic; How heirs can deal with lack of motivation and the fear of being unable to support themselves; How heirs can harness their financial resources to their creativity.
TRIO PRESS ISBN 0-9699195-3-0
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Working with Inherited Wealth Clients
A Guide for Professional Advisors

This short article familiarizes professional advisors with the emotional challenges facing many wealthy clients. It identifies ways in which the communication between affluent clients and professionals tends to break down, and suggests strategies for making the relationship more effective and satisfying. 7 pages.
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