How happy would you be if you had all the money in the world?
The universal lament about money is that there is never enough. We spend endless hours trying to figure out ways to stretch every dollar and kicking ourselves whenever we spend too much or save too little. For all the stress and effort we put into every choice, why are most of us unhappy about our finances?
According to Laura Vanderkam, the key is to change your perspective. Instead of looking at money as a scarce resource, consider it a tool that you can use creatively to build a better life for yourself and the people you care about. Drawing on the latest happiness research as well as the stories of dozens of real people, Vanderkam offers a contrarian approach that forces us to examine our own beliefs, goals, and values.
‘This book is guaranteed to make you think long and hard about how to allocate your money to bring you true fulfillment.’ Crystal Paine, author of The Money Saving Mom’s Budgetand founder of MoneySavingMom.com
‘With extensive research and rare insight, Laura Vanderkam reveals the financial mind-set that can lead to lasting happiness.’ Zac Bissonnette, author of How to be Richer, Smarter, and Better-Looking Than Your Parents