A new study out of Purdue University in Indiana found that people are the happiest when they make between $60,000 and $75,000 a year. That lines up with what other studies have also found in the past.
But these researchers took it further, and they wanted to see how much money it took for people to feel MORE than happy . . . they looked at when people felt like they'd achieved their financial goals and they were SUCCESSFUL.
And the answer is . . . about $95,000 a year.
They found that when people made more than that, it actually made them LESS satisfied . . . because they started wanting nicer things that they really couldn't afford and would compare themselves to richer people.
That's actually GREAT news! $60-70K a year is a LOT more attainable than millions! And for those of you who say "money doesn't buy happiness," I can tell you that being able to pay my bills DOES make me happy! There have been times in my life when I wasn't able to do that, and it wasn't fun!