does money brings happiness in life does money brings happiness in life ?? i my point of view money can bring happiness in life as we have money so we can buy anything of our intrest which can provide some kind of happiness what say??

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Money is not everything, but it sure makes life less stressful. When people struggle to meet their basic needs, money becomes extremely important. That said, it can not guarantee happiness in life. That comes from within and from doing things that bring you happiness. Money can provide for expensive distractions such as luxury items and trips but it doesn't guarantee a happy life. Happiness is a personal thing based on relationships, goals reached, self-esteem, and other things unique to the individual.

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Money is not everything but it is important for life. Money fulfill the requirements like food, shelter, clothes accessories for day to day life.

Money cannot buy happiness but it can bring happiness by accomplishing day to day needs.

If you have money you have the potential to accomplish or achieve anything.

Money gives you happiness, satisfaction, pleasure, luxury, peace, freedom.....................

Money is a media which helps you to achieve anything in your life except pride, love and character.

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Money may or may not bring happiness in life, but the lack of money can certainly bring unhappiness and misery. Therefore, a person should find a way to earn an adequate income and live within his or her means. In order to do this, a person has to have something to offer, like a trade or a profession, and these have to be learned. Going into debt is like walking into quicksand. And there are millions and more millions of Americans stuck in that quicksand these days.

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Money increases the ease of everyday living in relation to bills and obligations that are financial in nature. Does it bring happiness? Being able to buy anything you desire might make you happy for awhile, but is it the kind of happiness that can last? A deep meaningful relationship, learning something on your own or accomplishing something can't really be bought. Helping someone else can bring happiness--that can be done with acts and deeds or financially. Therefore, it is probably a combination. Being happy and poor might work for some people, and being happy but wealthy, might make someone happy because their life is easier. However, in my opinion, health is paramount!

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Although things like professional success and loving relationships are much more important than financial rewards, money can certainly make life easier when it can all coexist together. Having to worry about financial problems is something most people are forced to deal with, and few people would live with them if there was an alternative.

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I would tend to lean towards the idea that money can make life easier. It is not necessarily the money which brings happiness, but the satisfaction that people are able to pay the bills. That said, many people do wish for wealth, thinking that it will make life easier. Many stories have been told about those who have won lotteries and are poorer now than before. In this sense, money did not bring happiness.

 

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Money Can really make us happy. whos on earth doesnt want to have money? but the underlying question how long can money make you happy?  the argument was right that money can make you happy for a momet but not for a lifetime. there are things money cannot buy. 

But all of us want to get rich right? and in that manner we should take a really careful understanding. If desiring for money is too much, it may lead to greed and selfishness. This is not the real purpose of money in the first place. So after all we can say that money is a limited source of happiness. 

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Post #5 makes an excellent point--our society definitely has created a link between materialism and happiness, with the problem being 'can you ever have enough stuff?'  Money as a way to happiness seems more like a band-aid solution or a temporary fix.  It will make you happy in the moment but not in the long run.

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Indubitably, money cannot buy an abstract such as happiness. However, it is most painfully true that one cannot be happy if destitute.  When there is not enough money for a person to eat and have the necessities of life, it is absolutely impossible to be content with life.  Just as money cannot buy health, but does, however, aid in the maintenance and support of good health, so, too, does having enough money to pay bills, have a good roof over one's head, etc. contribute to the potential for happiness.  With enough money to live a decent life, a person can focus upon the things that make for happiness such as fulfillment of one's potential, love and family, and good health. Beyond these essentials, money is merely superfluous.

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I agree with the previous post.  I would add to it that my wife and I were happy enough when we had no money, but the most excited and relieved we've ever been was when she got the call offerring her the job she still holds now.  It meant that we would be financially secure enough to not have to worry about so many things.  So money cannot make you happy, but it can protect you from many worries that can really make you unhappy.

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I wouldn't say money can buy you true happiness, but it can buy your way out of a lot of problems.  If money was truly the basis of happiness, then you wouldn't see celebrity suicides and wealthy people in the mess they are in from time to time.  Given the choice, I would rather be rich than poor, but I don't think money alone is the answer.

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