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Does Housing Counseling Change Consumer Financial Behaviors? Evidence from Philadelphia

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  • Andrew Carswell

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Family and Economic Issues.

    Volume (Year): 30 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 4 (December)
    Pages: 339-356

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jfamec:v:30:y:2009:i:4:p:339-356

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    Keywords: Financial behavior; First-time home buyers; Housing counseling; Low-income homeownership; Pre-purchase homeownership counseling;

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    1. Sam Hakim & Mahmoud Haddad, 1999. "Borrower attributes and the risk of default of conventional mortgages," Atlantic Economic Journal, International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 27(2), pages 210-220, June.
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    Cited by:
    1. Miller, Margaret & Reichelstein, Julia & Salas, Christian & Zia, Bilal, 2014. "Can you help someone become financially capable ? a meta-analysis of the literature," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6745, The World Bank.
    2. J. Collins, 2011. "Mortgage Mistakes? Demographic Factors Associated with Problematic Loan Application Behaviors," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 32(4), pages 586-599, December.
    3. Cliff Robb, 2011. "Financial Knowledge and Credit Card Behavior of College Students," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 32(4), pages 690-698, December.

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