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But the most surprising finding in the chart was the lack of a "satiation point"--the income level at which more money doesn't matter anymore.
Yes, each raise won't be quite as exciting as the one before, but it still increases happiness. See: There's no plateau in happiness--and certainly not at $75,000.
So although everyone in America can afford a TV and air conditioning, having these items is such a normal thing that it doesn't contribute to your happiness--especially when your neighbor's TV is 20 inches larger.