Most people have experienced what it is to lie awake at night worrying about how to make ends meet.
But the world’s super-rich are not lacking sleep over fears of losing money – but of having too much.
One in seven multimillionaires or billionaires is worried their wealth could be depriving their children of drive and ambition, says a study which affords a rare glimpse into the minds of the ultra-rich.
The richer the individual the greater those fears, the survey suggests, and only health concerns rank higher in the minds of the wealthy elite.
According to the study, by the law firm Withersworldwide, this is an anxiety which, for some families able to live off investments, is tearing them apart.
Give it 5 minutes and we’ll have someone telling us we must tax all the wealth away. For the children.