Elizabeth Dunn is a PhD who studies the science of spending, and she co-authored a book calledHappy Money: The Science of Happier Spending.During her presentation, she spoke about the findings of her research that showed that money can, indeed, buy happiness. However, simply having money or spending it without intent doesn’t do the job. There are five principals that should be followed in order to maximize the amount of happiness that our money can buy for us.
Food is a necessity so we think there is nothing wrong with spending $20k per year on groceries. And we're right! There IS nothing wrong with spending $20k per year on groceries if we enjoy every morsel of food, don't waste anything, and still have money left over for our vacation fund. Except who is really doing that?
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