Were The Beatles right when they said, “All you need is love” – or does money really buy happiness?
That’s what CNNMoney tried to determine this week with its American Dream Poll.
In a twist that pollsters didn’t see coming: Most Americans said six figures wouldn’t make them any more satisfied with their life.
When asked how much would do the trick, just over half of people surveyed in the poll said it would take less than $100,000.
Nearly a quarter of the people who took the poll, conducted by ORC International, said between $50,000 and $74,999 would work.
According to CNN , 10 percent of those polled said somewhere north of a buck but south of $30,000 would be their minimum requirement.
And 6 percent said money can't buy happiness, period.
On the high side of the spectrum, 23 percent said they'd need between $100,000 and $199,999 to be happy.
Click here to read more about the poll.
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