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Brooke Sample

How to Find Meaning in Your Money

Are you wealthy? The answer might have nothing to do with how much is in your bank account.

Making a living doesn’t always leave room for having a life.

Making a living doesn’t always leave room for having a life.

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Life in lockdown left many of us wondering what we want our lives to look like long after a semblance of normalcy reappears. Workers in an array of industries discovered that the money they earn doesn’t equal wealth: Having some extra zeroes in your salary won’t always get you further, and it certainly won’t always make you happier. You might not be able to find financial success (or gratification) without really trying, but the old ways of getting there don’t necessarily apply.

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