Tip o’ the Morning to Ya – Money & Happiness

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Rich Habits Word of the Day

Pecunious – Wealthy, well-to-do. The pecunious have certain daily habits that the poor are unaware of.

Rich Habits Fact of the Day

In 1974, University of Southern California economics professor Richard Easterlin proposed a theory that came to be known as the Easterlin Paradox. He posited that within a country, be it the United States or Sri Lanka, richer people were happier than poor people.


Image: Jost Ammam

Before the introduction of printing all books were painstakingly hand-written. This time-consuming and highly-skilled process meant that books were extremely expensive and an unthinkable possession for many average people. Changing all this was a German goldsmith named Johannes Gutenberg, who in 1440 invented the printing press. His contraption would become one of the most influential inventions in the entirety of human history.

– See more at: http://www.globetask.com/time-management/10-greatest-time-saving-inventions-in-history/#sthash.0bEQwXUl.dpuf

The Printing Press


Image: Jost Ammam

Before the introduction of printing all books were painstakingly hand-written. This time-consuming and highly-skilled process meant that books were extremely expensive and an unthinkable possession for many average people. Changing all this was a German goldsmith named Johannes Gutenberg, who in 1440 invented the printing press. His contraption would become one of the most influential inventions in the entirety of human history.

– See more at: http://www.globetask.com/time-management/10-greatest-time-saving-inventions-in-history/#sthash.0bEQwXUl.dpuf

Rich Habits Lesson of the Day

Wealthy people are happier than poor people. Let’s look at the data:

  • 82% of the wealthy are happy. 98% of the poor are unhappy
  • 87% of the wealthy are happy in their marriage. 53% of the poor are unhappy
  • 92% of the wealthy are happy because they are healthy. 22% of the poor are unhappy because of health issues
  • 95% of the wealthy are happy because their children are doing well in life. 24% of the poor are unhappy because their children are not doing well in life
  • 94% of the wealthy are happy because they like what they do for a living. 85% of the poor are unhappy because they do not like what they do for a living
  • 0% of the wealthy are unhappy due to finances vs. 98% for the poor
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Thomas C. Corley About Thomas C. Corley

Tom Corley is a bestselling author, speaker, and media contributor for Business Insider, CNBC and a few other national media outlets.

His Rich Habits research has been read, viewed or heard by over 50 million people in 25 countries around the world.

Besides being an author, Tom is also a CPA, CFP, holds a master’s degree in taxation and is President of Cerefice and Company, a CPA firm in New Jersey.
 
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