Psychologists have been busy testing the premise that money can't buy happiness. Nobel prize-winning economist Daniel Kahneman has garnered lots of attention with research that says this largely is true. Beyond about $75,000 in annual income – enough to fund a moderately comfortable lifestyle – more money does not make people much happier, he said.
Not so fast, say two young academics. Elizabeth Dunn, an associate professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia, and Michael Norton, an associate professor of marketing at Harvard Business School, have written a new book called "Happy Money: The Science of Smarter Spending." In the book, they make a persuasive case that money does have the ability to buy happiness, and it's not how much money you have that matters, but how you spend it.
"If you guys are impressed with that girl that just called making over 10k. people that work at grocery stores, from dairy and produce clerk and up get a bonus every six months and usually the minimum is $5000 but that is for clerks but if they have a good store prob minimum is 10k. Store managers probably make 30k every time they bonus. Most grocery store managers make at least over 100k +bonus."
Thieves have a new target when you’re flying and your valuables could be in jeopardy when they’re just a few feet from your seat on the plane.
Oh hell no.
Ray Manzarek, who as the keyboardist and a songwriter for the Doors helped shape one of the indelible bands of the psychedelic era, died on Monday at a clinic in Rosenheim, Germany. He was 74.