Advice for Those Who Strike It Rich
April 17, 2000 (Kentfield, Calif.) -- While getting rich sounds like nothing but fun, it can produce headaches, too.
"We deal with 'dot-commers' and high-tech millionaires," says Kentfield, Calif., therapist Stephen Goldbart, PhD. "Their problems are in some ways similar to those of lottery winners, most of whom lose their money in the first five years. They want to invest and often take risks with large chunks of money -- and as a result, some of them lose big."
Goldbart and his partner Joan Di Furia, MFT, offer this advice for protecting your sanity from your wealth:
Valerie Andrews has written for Intuition, HealthScout, and many other publications. She lives in Greenbrae, Calif.
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