#2. How Do You Buy Happiness?

They say that money can't buy you happiness, but is that true?

In this episode Nigel talks with some recent millionaires, meets a family who seem to have cracked the code for buying happiness, finds out why paying for things feels so painful, and the Nudge Unit hosts a weirdly named TV Game Show in someone’s kitchen to help overcome an extreme case of buyer’s remorse.

The Experiment

Can money really buy happiness? It turns out how we spend our money is probably the closest we will get to buying happiness.

While this test is obviously just a bit of fun and can’t tell you exactly if you know how to spend for happiness, nor can it give you any financial advice, it can be a good way to get yourself thinking. Take the quiz below to find out if you know how to “buy happiness.” 

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