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Happy Money

The New Science of Smarter Spending

By Elizabeth Dunn & Michael Norton
13-minute read
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Happy Money: The New Science of Smarter Spending by Elizabeth Dunn & Michael Norton

Happy Money (2013) explains how you can and should spend your money to maximize your happiness, through five simple principles that can be applied to your everyday life.

  • Anyone seeking ways to spend money in ways that will make them happier
  • Anyone curious how charitable giving can make you feel good about yourself

Elizabeth Dunn is an associate professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Her work has been featured in top academic journals and hundreds of media outlets worldwide.

Michael Norton is an associate professor of marketing at Harvard Business School, who in 2012 was selected as one of the “50 People Who Will Change the World” by Wired magazine.

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