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Is Your Child at Risk of Catching 'Affluenza'?

Without exception, the primary concern for my clients with young children is to manage their inheritance so the children still strive for achievement rather than dwell in entitlement. My first question is just what they are doing now to instill those values.

I'm often met with a blank stare at first. It's simply not a normal question from a wealth adviser. Sometimes, the discussion moves to the problems they are already experiencing.

Dr. Suniya S. Luthar, in her article "," reports that a substantial number of teens attending distinguished schools, achieving good grades and engaging in sports and clubs

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