Money might not make you completely happy or solve every problem that comes your way, but not panicking about bills, sudden purchases, or every month's rent can give you a peace of mind that does cure countless hurdles in life.
Financial stress can put a serious strain on romantic relationships, friendships, job opportunities, a person's mental and physical health as well as a whole slew of other issues. While earning a higher income might not miraculously catapult you into a dream world or rose-filtered beach montages, it can lift a massive weight off your chest and 3 AM dread.
So, when a Reddit user asked, "What are some things you realized as you got wealthier?" people were ready to reflect on the major changes and breakthroughs in their lives that came with simply earning more money.
Everything has gotten so much easier now that I have money. I can afford to live in a decent place so I'm not stuck with awful roommates and/or dealing with a slumlord. Decent food and other creature comforts are easier to obtain. Heck, I've even taken vacations.