New research suggests that being rich maybe be advantageous on the health front as it can actually add a few more years to your lifespan, the Financial Gazette reports.
According to the publication, a wealthy man aged 50 in both England and America lived up to 31 years more as compared to his poor counterparts’ 22 to 23 years, and wealthy women lived up to 33 years after 50 as compared to their counterparts’ 24/25.
According to the publication:
A study published in the Journal of Gerontology found that the richest individuals live around eight to nine years more free from disability than those who are the poorest.
In their research, experts analysed more than 25,000 people aged 50 and over from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing and the US Health and Retirement Study.
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