Wealth: What is it Good for?
publication date: Jun 4, 2010
In my books, I've cited various studies that generally show that once folks have enough income for the very basics of their lives, having more income and wealth doesn't generally lead to higher levels of happiness.
However, the graph below shows a clear and strong relationshiop between the income level of a country's people and life expectancy. So, money can't buy you happiness but it does buy most people a longer life.