The perfect paycheck.

What if there was an ideal annual salary?

“I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer.” — Jim Carrey

What is the impact of money?

“We conclude that lack of money brings both emotional misery and low life evaluation; similar results were found for anger,” write the authors in the report. “Beyond $75,000 in the contemporary United States, however, higher income is neither the road to experienced happiness nor the road to the relief of unhappiness or stress, although higher income continues to improve individuals’ life evaluations.” — Money.com

What does that mean in hindsight?

Accumulation vs. optimization

Relative quality of life

New definition of career progression

“Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it’s about having a lot of options.” — Chris Rock

Get back to balance

“A fool can earn money; but it takes a wise man to save and dispose of it to his own advantage.” — Brigham Young

Creative director — Associate at Orkestra. Collecting solidly articulated, relevant ideas with tangible implications, and trying to join in. | www.orkestra.ca