A Tale of 2 Family Legacies: The Rockefellers and The Vanderbilts

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Do you ever feel like the ultra-wealthy play by a different set of rules than the rest of us? What is their secret of getting rich, and staying rich?

This week, we dive into the strategies used by multi-millionaires and billionaires to create wealth and protect their legacies -not just for their children- but for their grandchildren and generations to come.

In this episode, Jake and Gino compare two of America’s wealthiest families, and the difference in how the Rockefellers and the Vanderbilts preserved their wealth. By not thinking long-term and not focusing on preservation, the Vanderbilts squandered their family fortune almost immediately. The Rockefellers, on the other hand, employed a strategy to keep their money together, inside of protected trusts with direction on how it could and could not be spent, which ultimately secured their financial future for more than 6 generations.

Gino dives into the top 3 factors that kill wealth, while Jake explains the framework of a trust. This bigger-picture mentality allows you to protect your financial legacy from taxes, lawsuits, and even reckless-spending heirs.

Key Chapters:

00:00 Introduction

03:19 Directing your assets to build your legacy even when you are not around

05:36 Why the Rockefellers lasted but the Vanderbilts did not?

09:47 Framework of the family trust as your legacy for your children and generations ahead

12:49 Long-Termism and Cathedral Thinking

14:32 Three factors that kill wealth

17:52 Why do multi-millionaires and billionaires do not leave their money to their children?

“Think with the end in mind, if you want to grow your wealth and save it for your generations”- Gino

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The contents of this video are for informational and educational purposes only. They should not be considered investment, financial, legal or tax advice. Jake and Gino are not licensed in the insurance or securities industries and is not in the business of selling, soliciting or negotiating the sale of any insurance contract, security or other investment vehicle.

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