Since my childhood, I have been drawn to and captivated by people who “had it together” from a financial perspective. My Uncle John had a chain of pharmacies and flew his own airplane. My Aunt Anna was the first female top executive at a public company in Kansas City. My Los Angeles mentor, Dana Anderson, took Macerich public on the New York Stock Exchange—and it is now an $8 billion company and the third largest owner and operator of shopping centers in the United States.
Why do some people do so well with their money while others destroy themselves?
That was the question I needed to answer since the time I was ten years old.
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