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The Apparent Wealth Of Other People

The Apparent Wealth Of Other People

Money cannot buy happiness, but there is a new kind of association found between money and our perception towards it: comparison with other people's wealth.

Money by itself is a tool that can provide us with food, shelter, comfort and clothing. The connection between our happiness and our own wealth is overshadowed by the connection between our happiness and other people's subjective socioeconomic status.

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"I always say, 'People first, then money, then things.'" ~ Suze Orman

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