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Maybe money can buy happiness, study suggests

KOB.com Web Staff
March 13, 2018 06:51 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Can money make you happy? A new study suggests the right amount could.

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After surveying 2 million people, researchers at Purdue say $95,000 is the perfect salary for happiness. They say people making $95,000 a year had the best balance between work and personal life.

MAN LOSES GAMBLE ON CRYTOCURRENT

Many investors are getting into cryptocurrency like bitcoin to get rich quick, but there are some red flags you'll want to watch out for.

One man found this out the hard way. Cryptocurrency investor Alan Wiener. decided to roll the dice on cryptocurrency and tried to wire $30,000 from his wife's bank account to buy the currency using a service called Coinbase. The money never showed up.

"The names didn't match exactly," he said. "So I forgot if it said seven or 10 business days, they will be returning the $30,000."

Wiener never got his money back until reporters got involved. To roll the dice on cryptocurrency and avoid the same problems, make sure the legal name on your bank account matches the name on your Coinbase account.

SURVEY REVEALS GOOD NEWS FOR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

Small business optimism has reached the highest level since 1983, according to a new survey from the national federation of independent businesses.

Analysts say the increase of optimism with small business is taking off thanks to new tax cuts and deregulation. However, businesses are having trouble finding skilled labor with 34 percent saying they can't fill job openings.

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