We’re often told that money can’t buy happiness. The best things in life are free, after all, and money only works if you take it seriously. There are important retirement accounts to fill, and austere bank managers with somber mustaches awaiting your next savings deposit. There’s no giddiness in wealth building!
But here’s the truth about money and happiness: the surest way to create a sustainable financial plan is to spend money on the things that make you feel joy, while letting go of the unnecessary purchases that add nothing to your well-being.