Now here’s some advice you can take to the bank and the bedroom: Have more sex and you’ll make more money.

So says a study out of England’s Anglia Ruskin U., which compared data (demographics, health, earnings, sexual activity) on 7,500-plus people and found that those who had sex two to three times a week earned about 4.5% more than their less-lucky compatriots. Researchers theorize that being more fulfilled at home makes people more successful at work.

“Being sexually active seems to be a proxy for good health,” says study honcho Nick Drydakis, Ph.D., “and that itself correlates with having higher energy for everything, including work.” Go ahead, start your own experiment at home tonight.

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