America’s True 1%

Kennesaw- Stephen Birmingham is a great author and researcher.  In his book, America’s Secret Aristocracy he pulls back the covers and gives his readers a glimpse of how America’s blue blood families really live.  He tells how the families interact, inter-marry, and socialize. 

“Thrift was an important Puritan concept, and out of this grew the Boston notion that the best way to conserve a family fortune was to live only on the income from one’s income.” – Stephen Birmingham