If you think money can’t buy happiness, you’re not spending it right. Dr. Elizabeth Dunn, co-author of Happy Money, is one of the world’s leading experts on how spending habits shape happiness. She demonstrates that you can get more happiness from your money by following five principles, from choosing experiences over stuff to spending money on others. Along the way, you'll learn about research showing that luxury cars often provide no more happiness than economy models, and that changing how you spend as little as $5 can make a difference for your happiness today.
1) Distinguish material purchases from experiential purchases and describe the relative benefits of these two purchase types for happiness.
2) Discuss the emotional consequences of spending money on others vs. oneself
3) Describe why people may benefit from considering "time affluence" as well as material affluence