Luck and virtue
Elizabeth Bruenig

One of the very reasons people strive to become wealthy, is because wealth provides a buffer, an insulating blanket against poor choices and decisions.

Family wealth also provides a safe haven for risk and entrepreneurship; its a truism that nearly every successful entrepreneur experienced multiple bankruptcies beforehand. Its also a truism that somewhere there was a safety net upon which they relied to avoid actual starvation and homelessness.

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