Monthly Archives: January 2011


How much does happiness cost?

A study by Princeton University* recently concluded that people who earn $75,000 each year are generally more satisfied with their lives than those earning less. Yet interestingly, earning more than $75,000 did not significantly increase happiness. “More money does not necessarily buy more happiness, but less money is associated with emotional pain,” that authors wrote. [...]

January 22nd, 2011|

How Janine and Robert increased their income by $21K each year without working harder

Janine and Robert* are in their late fifties and they came to see us a year or so ago, concerned that they were inadequately prepared for retirement. They had some assets in superannuation, and Janine was working part time and Robert full time. Their combined income was $160,000 p.a. and they still had $200,000 to [...]

January 22nd, 2011|