Here Is The Income Level At Which Money Won’t Make You Any Happier In Each State

Waikiki-Oahu-Hawaii-2560x1920Money can only buy happiness up to a point. But just how much you need to get to that threshold really depends on where you live, according to a new analysis by Doug Short, vice president of research at investment group Advisor Perspectives.

Short’s analysis found that if you live in a place like Hawaii, where the cost of living is relatively high, a household needs to make $122,175 per year before some extra cash doesn’t really translate into more happiness. In Mississippi, by comparison, the threshold at which more money stops making you happier is a lot lower: $65,850 per year.

How much money do you need to make in your state before more money doesn’t really make you all that happier? We created a map so you could find out. Continue reading “Here Is The Income Level At Which Money Won’t Make You Any Happier In Each State”