What spending money on really makes people happy?

New data shows what makes people really happy isn’t buying a new car, or getting those new shoes. According to a recent study in the journal PNAS, people who buy time by paying someone to complete household tasks are more satisfied with life. And it’s not just wealthy people. Across a range of incomes, careers and countries, timesaving purchases were correlated with less time-related stress and more positive feelings. Requirements: Looking for academics and expert on consumer behavior to comment on if they are surprised by the study and if they believe most people do value time over money? Was anything else surprising about the study?