All of these things also decrease my family's piggy bank. If my family didn't have the funds to cover these expenses, I would be stuck in Japan full-time, bored out of my wits. Orthodontic treatment isn't covered by medical insurance here, so my parents have shelled out more than a million yen to pay for my attractive pearly whites. Without money, I would have crooked, overlapping teeth, and would never be able to smile confidently even if I were happy. People have strange conceptions about money. When we dont have it, we often believe that money will make us happier. When we do have money, however, we tend to. However, FIS costs?132,000 per month plus?10,000 for transportation to school plus miscellaneous fees of?10,000 per month for parties, trips, costumes, etc. Yes, my school is far from free. Without money I wouldn't be attending FIS.
The round trip costs?120,000. Expensive! Money, of course, pays for this excursion which happily reunites me with my loved ones in the land of the maple leaf. When I'm there, we do things like ski, skate, camp, etc.
The author's comments: I wrote this article because the opinion that money can't buy happiness is often expressed, so I wanted to try to write a piece that is.
Once again, money does buy my happiness. Thirdly, money has paid for my "happy" smile. I was born with a small jaw and large teeth, so I've had to become friends with the orthodontist.