Which one would make you happier?

Spend Your Money on Whatever You Want

Perhaps it is unsurprising that in the age of Marie Kondo, we have bought into the idea that we should stop spending our hard-earned money on stuff. There’s a whole slew of social science research (and the news stories that follow) that suggests that to maximize happiness, it’s best to spend your money on activities, not material goods. “Buy Experiences, Not Things,” the Atlantic suggested in 2014. Following that advice could be “the secret to happiness,” says Forbes. Part of the reason this idea has become so common is that it makes intuitive sense—we want to prize our experiential possessions more than material goods. ….[READ]