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Buying Happiness

Buying Happiness

In our consumerist society the basic tenet is the more we have to spend, the happier we will be. Research shows that, while there is a link between money and happiness, it is a weak one. However, it is possible to get more happiness for your money by making good decisions about what you do […]

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More Happiness for your Money

More Happiness for your Money One of the world’s most successful investors, Warren Buffet, made a pledge in 2006 to give away 99% of his fortune during his lifetime or on his death Since making this decision to give away his wealth, Buffet says he ‘couldn’t be happier’ and ‘the asset I most value, aside […]

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Being Happy

Being Happy What makes us happy? Research suggests that it isn’t extra money. In a recent survey in the UK, around half the people surveyed said that relationships are the biggest factor in making them feel happy. Rating second in importance is health. Other factors include friendships, freedom from stress, and being engaged in meaningful […]

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