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Friday, September 24, 2010

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  • The pricetag of happiness? $75,000
    A new study out of Princeton University shows that money can help with happiness, but only to a point. That point, the researchers say, is around $75,000 in annual household income. Above that, more cash doesn't necessarily mean better "emotional well-being."9:06 a.m.
    Laura Rowley: Writes the "Money and Happiness" column for Yahoo Finance. She is a former business reporter and adjunct professor of religious studies at Seton Hall University.
    Barry Schwartz: Dorwin Cartwright Professor of Social Theory and Social Action at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. His most recent book is "The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less."
  • The reader's guide to travel
    Nancy Pearl doesn't like to travel, but she loves to read about far-off lands. Her new book recommends literature for prospective travelers.10:06 a.m.
    Nancy Pearl: Author, retired librarian, and regular commentator on NPR's Morning Edition. Her newest book is "Book Lust to Go." She joins us in studio.

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