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The Answer to "Can Money Buy You Happiness?" Might Surprise You

You’ve landed your dream job! The best part? It comes with your dream salary, too. So, of course, you’re happy that you finally have enough funds to buy endless coffee drinks, that new bag you've been eyeing forever, and, oh yeah, an entirely new wardrobe.

Think again.

We've all asked ourselves the question: Can money really buy happiness? Yes, but also no. It all depends in how you spend it. Experts have found that experiences, like travel, are more likely to give you satisfaction than possessions.

So, next time you have some extra funds to spend, think about using it to splurge on an experience with others, rather than on a new shirt.

Infographic courtesy of Medway Leisure Travel. Photo of card payment courtesy of Shutterstock.