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Financial Satisfaction in Old Age: A Satisfaction Paradox or a Result of Accumulated Wealth?

  • Thomas Hansen

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  • Britt Slagsvold

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  • Torbjørn Moum

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    Volume (Year): 89 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 2 (November)
    Pages: 323-347

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