Michael Connon

The Rich Kid

In most Family Meetings, I know what to expect — parents inform their children about their estate distribution, children learn their roles, and are either happy or confused. However, about a year ago, we had a Family Meeting with Simon and Mary take an unexpected turn. Usually, we think of families fighting to get their …

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Family Meetings

Family get-togethers are few and far between these days.  Weddings, birthdays, holidays, and other special events are continuing to pass us by.  Once we can do so, I have no doubt that we will all pick up from where we left off, pre-pandemic. That said, another item to add to the list of “get-together reasons” …

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This is not a game.

Have you seen the advertisement with a financial advisor saying to the client, “this is a long-term game” and the client’s response back, “this is my financial future, it is not a game!”? The ironic thing is the same people that have created these ads are the same people that are turning the market into …

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Quality vs. Quantity

Funny, as I flip through Tik Tok (I just downloaded to keep in touch and understand my kids), I realize we are losing the quality control that we have expected from the media in the past.  Access to information has increased at an astronomical rate.  For years, we complained about all the “in-between” parties.  The …

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What do I know

For the past 6 months, my living room T.V. has been held hostage by everyone in my house watching 90 Day Fiancee.  I tried watching one episode and thought there must be something wrong with the water supply in my house.  There is no way that anyone, not being poisoned, could watch this.  So, I …

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