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How much money is enough for you to be happy?

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We’re richer than past generations yet nobody seems to have enough. We believe we’ll be happy, if only we had more money. But how much is enough?

How Much Is Enough?” assists the reader in striking a balance between their time, money and happiness. It aims to make you more self-aware, happy and wealthy.

Relying on the latest economic theory and behavioural research, “How Much Is Enough?” is a bulwark against wealth and happiness destroying materialism; a must-read if you want help in becoming rich and happy.

How much is enough?” has many illuminating anecdotes from well-known people such as Warren Buffett, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Raymond Ackerman, Bill Gates and Patrice Motsepe who have come to realise that money follows happiness not the other way around.

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Will stimulate you to think in a more informed way about what wealth and well-being means to you and what is important in achieving both. In turn, this should help you to master your mind, a key element to successful investing and living in the modern world.

co-author Andrew Bradley

Will make you re-think how you live your life… it brings to life research in behavioural finance and psychology in a very practical way.

Professor Shlomo Benartzi, co-chair of the Behavioral Decision Making Group, The Anderson School at UCLA

Not just about wealth creation but achieving a well-planned life and happiness. A good combination of mental and financial well-being.

Dr Antony Kidman AM PHD, Director, Health Psychology Unit, University of Technology, Sydney

Listen to the audio for our interview with Andrew Bradley, co-author of “How much is enough? – Maximising Wealth and Well-being”.

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- 13 random thoughts on living a happier, less materialistic life

- Money CAN make you happy (but only if you don’t buy stuff with it)


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