More Than Money
Issue #14

Young and Wealthy

Issue #14
“Young and Wealthy”
January, 1997

Acknowledging the stereotypes surrounding Generation X, compounded by presumptions widely held about young, rich people, this issue gives the floor to several of these young people working to make sense of their money and role in society. People in their twenties, coming upon their wealth through entrepeneurship or inheritance, struggle with the choice between the freedom to live outside the world of work and the desire to contribute to society. Some choose philanthropy as their work, taking charge of family foundations. Others struggle with having wealth that makes them, and their choices, very different from those of their peers.

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