04/29/2014 12:36 pm ET Updated Apr 30, 2014

4 Truths About Money And Happiness

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People have probably been wondering whether or not money buys happiness since money was first used in the Middle East sometime around the 9th millennium B.C. But recent studies have come up with some answers to the age-old question that go beyond conjecture and personal opinion and have some basis in science and statistics. They also offer us a few suggestions about how our choices about money can make us happier.

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