Happiness and Money

I was cruising the internet the other day and came across this infographic from noomi.com.   It says everything so clearly that I see no need to elaborate really.  Essentially money does buy happiness when you need it for basic needs (food, shelter, etc.) and some small luxuries.  But after you get to a certain income level, money stops making you happy.  The good news if you’re rich is that you can also raise your happiness levels by spending money judiciously.  Read on…

Money-Happiness-Infographic

Infographic courtesy of noomi.com

I would guess that the $75,000/yr income threshold is actually lower for people who have substantial savings, too.

There you have it.  It’s science.  Money isn’t happiness, but it helps in the beginning.

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