29 Nov Want happiness? Invest in relationships rather than shares!
By Darren Connell for CNBC
We_ã_ve all heard that money can_ã_t by you love. Now comes the news that once you reach a certain level, it can_ã_t even buy you happiness.
Australian Unity and Deakin University released the results from Australia_ã_s most comprehensive study ever into happiness and wellbeing last week. The report spanned ten years of research, 24 surveys, with responses from more than 80,000 participants. Some of the findings were enough to make you throw in the suit and tie.
Most importantly for investors, the report revealed that once you reach a certain level, money does not really bring happiness. In Australia, this happens once gross annual household income reaches between A$101,000 to A$150,000 per year. After that, the report_ã_s author, Professor Bob Cummins of Deakin University_ã_s school of psychology, said you_ã_re better off investing in relationships, not shares.
_ã–Our research shows that having an intimate relationship is the most important thing. If you_ã_ve got one solid intimate, emotional relationship, then you_ã_re very well off,_ã said Cummins.
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