In a recent article in Forbes titled: The Financial Value of Having a Purpose in Your Life by Pavel Krapivin, he mentions a study (A Sense of Purpose Predicts Greater Income and Net Worth), which indicates that:
Having a sense of purpose appears adaptive for health and well-being.
Participants who reported a higher sense of purpose had higher levels of household income and net worth initially, and were more likely to increase on these financial outcomes over the nine years between assessments.
He further writes that in a Deloitte study of young people in 2018, it was found that there was a:
worrying divide between expectations around purpose and the ability of employers to provide it.