Can Money Make You Happy?

“Our incomes are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and trip.” ~ Charles Caleb Colton (Photo by David Siqueira)

Believing that money and happiness are synonymous is a slippery slope, it bases your contentment on something outside yourself.  Granted, living hand-to-mouth can cause a great deal of worry and stress, but if you suddenly had all the money you needed, would you be happier?  I think the key is to not make money the center of your universe, but rather make it a tool you use on your journey.

 

Today’s guest is Cynthia Crawford, a professional and family financial education specialist for University of Missouri Extension.

You can find helpful money management tips by visiting the University of Missouri Extension website.

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