Does money buy happiness? Many of us believe that there is a correlation between fiscal fitness and feeling fabulous, but is that really the case? Many researchers are beginning to investigate the science of spending and are coming up with new insights into the relationship between money and well-being.
Since 1957, the number of Americans who say they are “very happy” has declined from 35 to 32 percent. In today’s dollars, the nation’s per person income was around $8700. Today it is $20,000. Meanwhile, the divorce rate has doubled, the teen suicide rate has nearly tripled, violent crime has almost quadrupled and more people than ever are depressed. So why is wealth not automatically enriching our lives? This is where the new knowledge in brain science can provide a revolution in the financial advisory market.
Learn more in this short video from my latest speaking engagement on “Using Brain Science To Enhance Clients’ Financial Success & Emotional Well-Being”