A study from McGill University suggests that people are happier when money is not a major focus in their lives. The researchers found that individuals who live in communities where money plays a minimal role report very high levels of happiness. A better vehicle. A newer home. A great outfit. A good restaurant. A nice vacation. Is it the American dream or American nightmare? We lack in levels of happiness and our stress over debt is at an all-time high. What happens to our relationships and our soul when our focus is all about keeping up with the Jones’?