Does Money Actually Buy Happiness?


Ever wondered if money can buy happiness? Well, a new study claims that millennials need $525K to live a comfortable and happy life. So, let’s talk about it! In this episode, I unpack why millennials have this mindset, whether money can truly bring happiness, and how – sometimes – spending money to achieve happiness can be a misguided distraction. The key is knowing what makes you happy and being able to go after it without reservation! 


Episode Timeline & Discussion Questions:

(1:07) Welcome back to The Chris Harder Show. Today’s episode is about millennials’ financial goals and desires. 

(3:00) Chris breaks down the findings of the Empower study. 

(4:11) Chris discusses the discrepancy between millennials and other generations. 

(7:40) Chris explains why and when money can and cannot buy your happiness. 

(9:38) Chris talks about why millennials desire more money than other generations. 

(12:15) Chris asks listeners to share the podcast and leave a 5-star review. 


I've always said the best thing that money can buy is choice.

You’re Going To Hear About:

  • Does joy have a price tag? 
  • The amount of money each generation believes can buy happiness
  • How to achieve the ultimate financial goal 
  • Crafting a life that aligns with your true happiness

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