Happiness = marriage + money

Happiness = marriage + money

In the never ending debate about what contributes to happiness, and particularly the relationship between happiness and money, the Gallup Organisation has been one of the few groups who’ve applied rigour and valid research methods to their analyses.

Click here to read a summary of some of their latest happiness findings.

For those of you whose happiness will be higher if I provide a short summary, then here you go!

If you’re married and wealthy, you are probably very happy, a recent poll of U.S. residents found.

The Gallup poll of 1,010 adults showed respondents were satisfied with their personal lives, WebMD.com said. Those with higher incomes — especially those who are married — said they are very happy with their personal lives.

About 64 percent of married people said they were very satisfied with the direction of their personal life, compared to 43 percent of singles polled, the service said.