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Acting for Happiness: Financial Behavior and Life Satisfaction of College Students

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  • Jing Xiao

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  • Chuanyi Tang

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  • Soyeon Shim

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Indicators Research.

    Volume (Year): 92 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 1 (May)
    Pages: 53-68

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:92:y:2009:i:1:p:53-68

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    Keywords: Life satisfaction; Financial satisfaction; Academic satisfaction; Financial behavior;

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    1. Jing Xiao & Haifeng Li, 2011. "Sustainable Consumption and Life Satisfaction," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 104(2), pages 323-329, November.
    2. Jing Xiao & Cheng Chen & Fuzhong Chen, 2014. "Consumer Financial Capability and Financial Satisfaction," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 118(1), pages 415-432, August.
    3. Catherine Stein & Erica Hoffmann & Erin Bonar & Jaclyn Leith & Kristen Abraham & Alexis Hamill & Shane Kraus & Shinakee Gumber & Wendy Fogo, 2013. "The United States Economic Crisis: Young Adults’ Reports of Economic Pressures, Financial and Religious Coping and Psychological Well-Being," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 34(2), pages 200-210, June.
    4. Sheri Worthy & Jeffrey Jonkman & Lynn Blinn-Pike, 2010. "Sensation-Seeking, Risk-Taking, and Problematic Financial Behaviors of College Students," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 31(2), pages 161-170, June.
    5. Scott Payne & Jeremy Yorgason & Jeffrey Dew, 2014. "Spending Today or Saving for Tomorrow: The Influence of Family Financial Socialization on Financial Preparation for Retirement," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 35(1), pages 106-118, March.
    6. Michael Gutter & Zeynep Copur, 2011. "Financial Behaviors and Financial Well-Being of College Students: Evidence from a National Survey," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 32(4), pages 699-714, December.
    7. Fabio Sabatini, 2011. "Can a click buy a little happiness? The impact of business-to-consumer e-commerce on subjective well-being," EERI Research Paper Series EERI_RP_2011_12, Economics and Econometrics Research Institute (EERI), Brussels.
    8. Jing Jian Xiao & Joyce Serido & Soyeon Shim, 2010. "Financial Education, Financial Knowledge and Risky Credit Behavior of College Students," NFI Working Papers 2010-WP-05, Indiana State University, Scott College of Business, Networks Financial Institute.

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