In The Slipstream

In The Slipstream

Episode 76 – Helping others in remarkable ways

September 27, 2023

In this episode, we talk with Larry Fingleson of The Edward Alexander Foundation about his career, finding purpose and charitable giving.

Amongst a range of interesting topics, we discuss -

  • Private ancillary funds and the roles that they can play in supporting good causes whilst at the same time fostering healthy discussions about money in families
  • Bringing philanthropy and estate planning into the conversations with one’s clients
  • Encouraging clients to give while they live so that they see the benefits that flow from their generosity.

Some great activities with charitable links that Larry mentioned were:

Larry also shares some interesting suggestions about reaching out to potential mentors and how to get the best out of the relationship with a mentor.

In the interview, Larry mentioned Ikigai, a profound book that he’s read lately, details of which appear below –

Ikigai, the Japanese secret to a long and happy life, by Hector Garcia and Francesc Miralles

Some other books that Larry loves to promote are –

Preparing Heirs, Five steps to a successful transition of family wealth and values, by Roy Williams and Vic Preisser

Philanthropy – Heirs & Values. How successful families are using philanthropy to prepare their heirs for post-transition responsibilities, also by Roy Williams and Vic Preisser

Larry's contact details are


Phone:                0407 766 700


Linked In: 

Scott’s contact details are


Phone:                0409 870 330


Linked In: 

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