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Money buys even more happiness than it used to

  • Written by Jean Twenge, Professor of Psychology, San Diego State University
imageDon't listen to the old adage.PonyWang/Getty Images

Many factors determine happiness, but one has stirred considerable controversy over the years: money.

While the old adage says that money can’t buy happiness, several studies have determined that the more your income increases, the happier you are, up until US$75,000 a year. After hitting...

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