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Money can't buy happiness, True or false?

  1. Jojo Yousef profile image72
    Jojo Yousefposted 2 years ago

    Money can't buy happiness, True or false?


  2. ChristinS profile image95
    ChristinSposted 2 years ago

    Both.  While it's true money can't buy happiness (happiness is a choice not an attainment), it can indeed provide the basic necessities that do make happiness easier and more attainable.  For example, it's much easier to have inner peace when you aren't worried your going to lose your home or wondering where you next meal is coming from.  Buying "stuff" may provide a temporary high or satisfaction, but it's not the same as an enduring inner peace.  You don't have to be monetarily wealthy to have inner peace and happiness, but it certainly helps to not be destitute and struggling just to survive either.

  3. Akriti Mattu profile image77
    Akriti Mattuposted 2 years ago

    Money cannot buy happiness. However it is absolutely necessary for living a good life.

  4. chuckandus6 profile image77
    chuckandus6posted 2 years ago

    money cannot buy happiness it can help enhance what is truly making you happy,like if your husband makes you happy, money to go out to dinner helps.

  5. gmwilliams profile image86
    gmwilliamsposted 2 years ago


    Anyone who declares that money does not buy happiness is not living in reality.  Money does buy happiness.  Having socioeconomic wealth translates into a better quality of life.  One consumes better food, have better medical/health care, can provide a higher quality of education for his/her children, live in a safer, more secure and protective neighborhood, and can insure an economic legacy for future generations. 

    Having socioeconomic wealth further means having more life choices/options and the ability to have them materialize.  It can even help one extend his/her life through premium medical care and having the means to afford supplemental nutrition to aid such.  It means provide care for elderly loved ones with the assistance of quality medical staff in a home environment instead of in a nursing home. 

    Having socioeconomic wealth means better career options.  When one has socioeconomic wealth, h/she can leave a toxic work environment freely.  H/she, if unemployed, have the liberty to be choosy as to what subsequent job/career h/she will decide to take/pursue. In essence, h/she does not have to settle for any old job that is available. One can aptly state quite succinctly that money buys happine$$ and lot$ of it!

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    M Sarthakposted 2 years ago

    Happiness is already there with you, waiting for your attention.
    No question of buying it.

  7. Edwin Thomas profile image73
    Edwin Thomasposted 2 years ago

    money can buy happiness
    #wolf of wall street

    1. gmwilliams profile image86
      gmwilliamsposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      SMART MAN....

  8. Amanda6868 profile image77
    Amanda6868posted 2 years ago

    Money can buy things that will make you happy, but it won't buy you friends (unless you bribe them) or family. Yes, money does bring happiness, but its only temporary. When the money runs out, the happiness you get from money leaves with it, but friends and family last a lifetime.

    1. chuckandus6 profile image77
      chuckandus6posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      great answer!!!

  9. feenix profile image62
    feenixposted 2 years ago

    In my opinion, money, in-and-of itself, can buy happiness. But what cannot bring happiness is the love of money.

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      gmwilliamsposted 2 years agoin reply to this


  10. tamarawilhite profile image92
    tamarawilhiteposted 2 years ago

    Can money buy happiness? How are happiness and money related? read more

  11. profile image59
    Useless itchposted 2 years ago

    The simplest answer is that it depends on who you ask! Happiness is an individual experience. This means that it is possible for someone to change or even find multiple things that make them happy.