In You Don’t Have to be Rich, author Jean Chatzky says there’s a strong relationship between feeling in control of your finances and feeling happy about your finances. And, she says there’s a powerful relationship between feeling in control of your finances and feeling happy with your life:
Control over your finances plays a greater role in determining your life’s happiness than being in control of your job, your health, your friendships, your weight. Clearly it’s worth striving for.
So how can you gain greater control over your finances, and greater happiness in your life? Chatzky offers The 10 Commandments of Financial Happiness. [Read more…]