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Legado Family helps you feel confident in the future of your family, business, and wealth. It’s never too late, or too early, to start. There are many programs available for individuals interested in family bonding. There are also a variety of financial programs out there that focus on generational wealth advising. However, ours is the only program that manages to encompass both: Your family values and wealth advisory. 

We recognize that the two aspects are necessarily intertwined—so intertwined, in fact, that they can’t be separated or thrive independently. Our family bonds must be strong if we hope to successfully pass down not only values but also wealth to the generations that follow. We’re all about building true, lasting legacies founded on genuine connection. Legado Family helps you craft that unshakable foundation for your family now, so that you can feel confident passing along your legacy in the future. 

We provide you with the ultimate roadmap that will help your peace of mind when it comes to setting your family up for success for every generation that follows. Let’s take the purpose and drive that propels your work life and apply it to your true legacy, your family.

The Mission & Vision

To help you and your family connect better today so you feel confident in your ability to pass on your values and inheritance to future generations.

To help every family create meaningful bonding experiences that are irreplaceable, unforgettable, and unique.







The Values

Why We Do It

By building a strong family today, you create a lasting legacy for the future. You have the power as a parent to establish and instill values, milestones, and structure into your family—things that will serve your loved ones not only in this generation but for many generations to come. 

When you think of successful businesses, they have logos, mission statements, traditions, milestone planning, and legal documents—so why don’t we do these things in our families, too?

We believe all families should have the tools to create open communication between family members, raise capable and independent kids, learn how to be accountable as a parent, and have strong relationships with each other. 

Regardless of your dynamic, let us help you feel confident in the future of your family. It’s never too late, or too early, to start.

Check out our Building Family Legacies Program to help you get started.

Meet The Founders


Rich Christiansen

Rich is the person you think of when it comes to finding someone to help guide your family towards balance, success, and bonding at its finest. 

But, it hasn’t always come easy, and that’s why his story is relatable to so many busy parents and why it is his mission to share it with the world. 


Rich has gone on to become a successful entrepreneur, humanitarian, mentor, and thought leader. He is also the author of the best-selling book, The Zigzag Principle, co-author of Bootstrap Business: A Step-By-Step Business Survival Guide, and co-author of a book written with his son Tim called Even if Your Toes Turn Purple: Raising Teenagers that are Confident, Happy, and Stand Out.

Rich and his wife Gaye are the proud parents of five sons and a daughter they sponsor from Nepal and grandparents to eight beautiful grandchildren. In their free time, the Christiansen family enjoys exploring the outdoors and are always up for an adventure. 


Scott Ford

New York Times bestselling author Scott Ford (RFC) is Managing Director of financial advisory and wealth management firm Carson Wealth, with dozens of locations nationwide. Scott’s teams provide comprehensive wealth management designed to bring clarity and simplicity to the complex issues of financial management using the proprietary Way2Wealth® process.

Scott is also Chairman of the Four Worlds Global Impact Fund of the Four Worlds International Institute, an organization dedicated to sharing the wisdom and knowledge of First Nation Peoples in the service of building a single human family.

He and his wife, Angie, live on a farm in West Virginia where they practice permaculture and beekeeping. They have two grown children and four grandchildren.



Unsure Where To Start?

There are many ways you can strengthen your family, but one of the best ways to start is by pinning down and writing out your family values.  

Check out our Family Values worksheet for a fun exercise that will help you start looking at your own family values with the same intentionality and focus on long-term purpose you bring to a boardroom.