Originally published on Forbes.com, written by DLP Capital Partner’s CEO & Founder, Don Wenner
It’s one thing to dream about striking it rich, but quite another to steadily create and grow your wealth through hard work and discipline over many years. So, why do so many — even the very successful — leave their legacy to chance hoping it will survive them?
Despite the significant effort needed to build a fortune, it takes surprisingly little for it to slip away and even less for each generation after you. More than money, what’s lost are the worthwhile things you can achieve when there’s wealth to pass on and a plan for keeping it over multiple generations.