Apple TV+'s 'Loot' Offers Five Lessons for Inheriting Wealth

Season two just ended, and main character Molly (played by Maya Rudolph) has shown us multiple ways that new heirs should and should not be like her.

Actor Maya Rudolph stands in front of the Apple Tv+ logo.
Maya Rudolph of 'Loot' attends the Apple TV+ 2024 Winter TCA Tour in Pasadena on February 5.
(Image credit: Eric Charbonneau/Getty Images for Apple TV+)

In the Apple TV+ show Loot, a 45-year-old woman named Molly (played by Maya Rudolph) becomes the third-wealthiest woman in the world after divorcing her tech billionaire husband. Now in its second season, the show follows her life as she takes charge of her neglected foundation and embarks on a soul-searching journey as a newly single woman and philanthropist.

Fully entertaining and often endearing, Loot offers many real-life lessons about what to avoid when inheriting wealth. If you are coming into a large sum of money or know someone who is, below are five tips on how to successfully navigate this period and end up on top.

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Peter J. Klein, CFA®, CAP®, CSRIC®, CRPS®
CIO and Founder, ALINE Wealth

Peter J. Klein, CFA®, CAP®, CSRIC®, CRPS®, is the Chief Investment Officer and Founder of ALINE Wealth, a wealth management firm that specializes in providing clients with financial planning advice for every stage of their lives. Along with Peter’s deep financial wisdom, he adds considerable acumen in philanthropy, helping clients navigate family trusts, institutions, and nonprofits.