Many feel money can’t buy happiness and that you’ll be just as miserable if you get rich. Others disagree because money can take care of the stresses and burdens that can make people unhappy so often. This is a matter of opinion. It depends on your outlook and on your needs. Not everyone has a lot of financial worries but some do and are made very unhappy by them. There are also people who are more materialistic than others.
- Product research, conducted by British Columbia and Harvard Business School, asked strategic questions of more than 6000 responders.
- Those questions were from Denmark, Canada, The United States and The Netherlands.
- Despite the positive affects, people are often reluctant to splurge on time-saving services, like housekeeping, nannies, due to a cultural view of being lazy, self-indulgent.
“Researchers have found that spending money to buy free time, including paying people to cook or clean for you, leads to greater life satisfaction.”