Money Doesn 't Always Buy Happiness Essay

1914 Words Dec 9th, 2016 8 Pages
Money Doesn’t Always Buy Happiness Today in our day and age, there has been one topic that comes up that has been a controversy for people all over the world: money. Scientist have studied that, “Money does buys happiness, but it buys less than most people think,” (Dunn, Gilbert, Wilson, 2011, pg. 115). Some people believe that the more money that they have, the happier they will be. Others believe that money is the epitome of unhappiness because it can cause a barrier between them and those around them. Depending on how he or she use the money, happiness is determined on how the person decides to spend it. How we plan to spend our money is up to the person, but using it in the right way will bring happiness for them and the people they spend time with. We all want to be successful and provide for our family, but how badly will it pay when that person ignores the family that they are providing for? When a person has experiences with the ones they love, instead of what money can buy, then the phrase, “money buys happiness,” does not come into effect for that person.
Does having a job that pays well, make a person happier? When it comes to finding a job, the one thing that comes up in every application entry and interview, is how much the job is willing to pay them. Our society today has focused on how much money their job will pay for their happiness. For some, the job will pay little, and others the payment is high. But will the amount of income effect the happiness of a…

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