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The downside to wealth

The Downside to Wealth

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This is a difficult topic to broach, and needs to be done only in appropriate settings – indeed, that might be the most important message of this topic. After the story of BMW heiress Susanne Klatten went public, she was slammed on social media. Her personal challenges – the responsibility, self-doubt, and being targeted by scammers – are real. But it’s very hard for anyone brought up without wealth to have any sympathy (and often it’s the reverse), so seeking it from ‘outsiders’ is almost a waste of time.

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Speaking at PWN Forum

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David Werdiger was a speaker at the PWN Private Wealth Forum 2014 in Melbourne on 22 May 2014. He was on a panel entitled “Culture, Gender & Wealth” which was a discussion about how different religions, faiths and cultures relate to wealth. His insights into the Jewish and immigrant culture and how they impact wealth were very insightful. In particular, he touched on the links between immigrants and entrepreneurship, and the challenges of bringing up children in an affluent family. He will be…

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