From: Quartz

It turns out money can buy happiness, but only if you spend it the right way

Quartz:

We’ve all heard the maxim that money can’t buy happiness. But remember how happy you were at dinner with friends last week, or watching Star Wars in the cinema, or buying all four of the Elena Ferrante Neapolitan novels? None of that would have been possible without good old money.

Now researchers from the University of Cambridge have confirmed what many may have secretly expected: that there is indeed a link between spending money and happiness. Their study, published in Psychological Science last week, found that life satisfaction increases with spending—but only if people use money in line with their personality type.

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Comments

I TRULY AGREE WITH THIS MAXIM BY ALL MEANS. IT EVEN MAKES SMILE AS I WRITE ABOUT MONEY. YOU EVEN SLEEP AND REST BETTER WHEN YOU CAN BUY OR ACHIEVE WHATEVER IT IS YOU WANT WHEN YOU HAVE NO FINANCIAL WORRIES.BUT I NOTICED IN THE STUDY WHEN GIVEN MONEY AND TOLD WHAT TO DO WITH IT DID NOT GO OVER VERY WELL.THE IMPLICATIONS OF THIS STUDY IS TRUE.AND PICKED THIS ONE BECAUSE I LOVE TO BE HAPPY AND SPEND MONEY.

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