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Spending Money on Happiness

4 smart ideas to help you find yourself and financial bliss

You've heard it before: If you want to be happier, spend money on experiences — say, dinner at the new Mario Batali joint or a trip to Vancouver — rather than on things. But memory-building activities can't completely replace stuff. Objects can enable experiences, the way new outdoor furniture can inspire summer cookouts and camaraderie. To best use your limited riches to combine experiences and material goods, try these four smart ideas from specialists in financial psychology. … Back to Article

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