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Robert Frank – The Perfect Salary for Happiness: $75,000

In July, I blogged about a study that revealed subtle links between money and happiness. The study, which analyzed Gallup surveys of 450,000 Americans in 2008 and 2009, suggested that there were two forms of happiness: day-to-day contentment (emotional well-being) and overall “life assessment,” which means broader satisfaction with one’s place in the world. While a higher income didn’t have …