Can Going to Church Make You Rich?
Yes, assuming you don't blow all your cash on helping the poor.
David Futrelle

(MONEY Magazine) - Yes, assuming you don't blow all your cash on helping the poor.

A study by MIT economist Jonathan Gruber concludes that doubling church attendance raises income by 10%.

Why? He suggests three possibilities: Churchgoers generate social capital by schmoozing, they offer one another assistance in recovering from setbacks, and last, they are less stressed by everyday worries. God only knows. Top of page

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