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Women, Wealth, and Legacy Planning
Financial Planning, Investments

Women, Wealth, and Legacy Planning

Whether nurturing the values of children, fulfilling charitable goals, or making investment decisions that affect their own as well as their beneficiaries’ financial security, women play a central role in establishing and preserving family wealth. Women need to be involved, informed, and comfortable with their role as guardians of family […]

New Orleans Treasure Hunt M.S. Rau Antiques celebrates its Centennial in March,  and continues to raise the bar on collecting
Art, Art Gallery, Art Shows, Auction, Books, Fashion

New Orleans Treasure Hunt M.S. Rau Antiques celebrates its Centennial in March, and continues to raise the bar on collecting

by Isabelle Kellogg As owners of the country’s largest and oldest antiques, fine arts and estate jewelry dealers in the US, the Rau family has seen its share of ups and downs over the decades at its historic gallery located in the French Quarter of New Orleans.  Three generations of […]

Books, Fashion, Museum Show, Uncategorized

Lily, Duchess of Marlborough (1854—1909): A Portrait with Husbands A new book casts light on America’s unknown “Buccaneer.”

by Sally E. Svenson Jennie Jerome, mother of Winston Churchill, was one. Consuelo Vanderbilt, wife of Winston’s cousin, the Duke of Marlborough, was another. But it is not widely known that there were three American women who married into the illustrious Churchill family of England in the last third of […]

Art, Art Shows, Dance, Fashion, Travel

Art Notes from Monaco 2012

by David Shilling T he Festive Season comes and goes but even in this era when we are all concerned over the ongoing financial  crisis and its far reaching effects  and we are  laden down with gilt and guilt, in some areas we have never been more festive. And have […]