University of Connecticut/Hartford Courant poll measures Americans’ happiness with their lives, finds income and related factors play important role

STORRS, Conn. – While very few Americans say that money is the most important factor in determining whether they’re happy in life, the more they earn the happier they are, according to a new University of Connecticut/Hartford Courant Poll.

The survey provides an in-depth look in how Americans feel about their lives, gauging happiness by everything from specific qualities of jobs to how often people exercise. (more…)