Quiet Money

It's extraordinarily difficult to express succinct views on something so ethereal as money.

However, most of us have a "I know it when I see it" sense about what is a productive, useful, or clever approach to money. The story of Sylvia Bloom is one of those.

96-Year-Old Secretary Quietly Amasses Fortune, Then Donates $8.2 Million

Sylvia Bloom. Credit: NYT

Sylvia Bloom. Credit: NYT

Ms. Bloom slowly, quietly amassed an impressive fortune and put it to work as soon as she passed. She is an inspiration to me and to quiet, diligent, savvy savers and investors everywhere. A patron saint, perhaps. 

Robinson Crawford