17 Jun Happiness linked to financial planning, research shows
by Rebecca Smithers for the Guardian
Aviva report claims that overall happiness and self-esteem are influenced by our sense of financial control and not by how much we earn each year…
Money can’t buy you happiness but, a survey reveals today, being in control of your finances most certainly does. The study from insurer Aviva shows that people earning more than Ô£50,000 are not blessed with more self-esteem or confidence, while good health is seen as twice as important as the capacity to earn more money.
The Feelgood insight study, produced with input from a leading psychologist at London’s City University, reveals that overall happiness, wellbeing and self-esteem are influenced by our sense of financial control and not by how much we lodge in the bank every month.
It reveals that those with sensible financial plans in place are happier overall and have a stronger sense of “financial wellbeing”, regardless of their pay packet…
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