When Enough Becomes too Much
The optimization curve for income
$800K per year. That’s where it seems additional money correlates with more stress or negative emotions.
While it clearly varies by individual, I am using divorce rates as a proxy for negative emotions.
Money is known to be one of the leading causes of divorces but I submit that the only reason divorces INCREASE after $640K (2019 dollars) is because a person’s priorities are messed up (family is not their core focus) OR