In the sixteen years since an abundance of money plunked
into our laps, nothing has helped to increase our confidence,
vision, and creative use of money more than being able
to talk freely with others who share both our finances
and social concerns.
That is why from the very start we began
as a place to stimulate dialogue. We wanted
to build an honest and heartfelt forum where people could
learn from each other how to use their wealth with increasing
awareness and power. Now that
More than Money
one thousand subscribers--doubled from a year ago!--we
are more eager than ever to bring this dialogue alive.
This Readers' Issue is one experiment in that direction.
Instead of exploring a focused theme as in prior issues
, we asked members to write about any money-related
topic on their minds and invite response. The result is
a patchwork quilt of pieces clustered around five themes:
money and children, socially responsible investing, creative
giving, rich and poor, and the client-professional relationship.
Together, these topics offer a window into members' interests
and into the complex issues and opportunities encountered
by concerned people with wealth.
All of our lives are steered by a multitude of choices,
minute by minute, day by day. When we ask meaningful questions,
seek creative resolutions, and share the results with
others (as do the contributors to this issue) we can help
each other build lives of increasing effectiveness and
We hope this Readers' Issue tempts you to respond to
some of the pieces and to consider contributing to future
issues. We look forward to knowing all of you more, as
More than Money
--From the editors, Anne Slepian and Christopher Mogil
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