The Laughing Buddha (also known as Maitreya) is always associated with wealth, career and prosperity. With a gold ingot in one hand and a Ru Yi in the other this Buddha is said to be one of the most powerful enhancers for wealth and career.
Most homes in Asia will have them at the front of their home or business facing out thus giving absolute support in wealth and health.
For business they are placed on your office desk giving you total power.
In 2018 you should place him in the west of your home or office to enhance wealth, career and good luck.