Groucho Marx famously said that while money can’t buy happiness, it certainly lets you choose your own form of misery. Having wealth is often associated with acquiring material possessions. These trappings of wealth may give the appearance of success, despite studies about happiness suggesting that spending our money on experiences tends to make us happier than buying things. When considering your own personal finances, what would you describe as your most treasured possessions? According to some new research, it’s not the gadgets and technological devices we treasure most, but what we might consider to be sentimental items.
Are you materialistic when it comes to treasured possessions?
This 631 word blog post explores survey findings on most treasured possessions, revealing a gender difference between sentimental items and technology devices. It also features some top tips for calculating the value of home contents for insurance purposes.