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Financial Security for All Research

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: October 11, 2017

Family economics research focuses on how individuals and families obtain and use resources of money, time, human capital, material resources, and community...

What is the Cost of Raising a Child?

Military Families Updated: February 07, 2017

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has an online calculator that provides this information. Their Cost of Raising a Child Calculator provides...

What Are Some Key Details About Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) L Funds?

Military Families Updated: February 07, 2017

The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Lifecycle (L) Fund option became available in 2005 and is now widely used by plan participants. The funds make portfolio...

Changes in Debt and Change in Marital Satisfaction

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: February 07, 2017

 Dew, J. (2007). The relationship between debt change and marital satisfaction change in recently married couples. Family Relations, 57 (1), 60-71.Brief...

Assertiveness and Investment Risk of Married Couples

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: February 07, 2017

 Gilliam, J., Dass, M., Durband, D. B. & Hampton, V. (2010). The role of assertiveness in portfolio risk and financial risk tolerance among married couples....

Effect of Expressing a Quantitative Goal on Savings Behavior

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: February 07, 2017

Loibl, C. & Scharff, R. L. (2010). Examining the effect of expressing a quantitative goal on consumer savings. Journal of Consumer Affairs, 44, (1): 127-154....

Banking Experience and Individual Development Accounts

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: February 07, 2017

Grinstein-Weiss, M., Yeo, Y. H., Despard, M. R., Casalotti, A. M., and Zhan, M. (2010). Does prior banking experience matter? Differences of the banked and...

A Framework for Promoting Retirement Savings

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: February 07, 2017

Wiener, J. & Doescher, T. (2008). A Framework for Promoting Retirement Savings, The Journal of Consumer Affairs, 42 (2), 137-164.Brief description: This...

Renters’ preparation for retirement

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: February 07, 2017

James, R. N., & Sharpe, D. L. (2007). Is time running out? Savings and investments of renters nearing retirement age. Financial Counseling and Planning,...

Managing a Retirement Portfolio: Do Annuities Provide More Safety?

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: February 07, 2017

Spitzer, J.J. (2009). Managing a retirement portfolio: Do annuities provide more safety? Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning Education, 20(1),...

Impact of Health on Financial Security of Older Americans

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: February 07, 2017

Kim, H. & Lyons, A. C. (2008). No Pain, No Strain: Impact of Health on the Financial Security of Older Americans. The Journal of Consumer Affairs; Spring...

Determinants of Asset Allocation Strategies for Retirement Saving

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: February 07, 2017

Morrin, M., Broniarczyk, S. & Inman, J. J. (2008), Saving for Retirement: The Effects of Fund Assortment Size and Investor Knowledge on Asset Allocation...

Social and Financial Capital Resources Can Lessen Hardships

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: February 07, 2017

Parks-Yancy, R., DiTomaso, N. & Post, C. (2007). The mitigating effects of social and financial capital resources on hardships. Journal of Family and...

Impact of Social and Financial Resources on Hardship

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: February 07, 2017

 Parks-Yancy, R., DiTomaso, N. & Post, C. (2007). The mitigating effects of social and financial capital resources on hardships. Journal of Family and...

Food Insecurity of Low-income Families

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: February 07, 2017

Nnakwe Nweze. E. (March 2008). Dietary patterns and prevalence of food insecurity among low-income families participating in community food assistance...

Financial Education for Bankrupt Families

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: February 07, 2017

 Thorne, D. & Porter, K. (2007) Financial education for bankrupt families: Attitudes and needs. Journal of Consumer Education 24, 15-27.Brief Description:...

Encouraging Savings by Low-Income Individuals

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: February 07, 2017

 Fry, T., Mihajilo, S., Russell, R. & Brooks, R. (2008). The factors influencing saving in a matched savings program: goals, knowledge of payment instruments...

The gendered meanings of assets for divorce

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: February 07, 2017

 Dew, J. (2009). The gendered meanings of assets for divorce. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 30(1), 20-31.Brief Description: Although scholars have...

Linking financial strain to marital instability: examining the roles of emotional distress and marital interation

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: February 07, 2017

 Gudmunson, C., Beutler, I., Israelsen, C., McCoy, K. & Hill, J. (2007) Linking financial strain to marital instability: examining the roles of emotional...

Spousal differences in financial risk tolerance

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: February 07, 2017

 Gilliam, J.E., Goetz, J.W. & Hampton, V. L. (2008). Spousal differences in financial risk tolerance. Financial Counseling and Planning, 19(1), 3-11.Brief...

Couples’ money management behavior and relationship satisfaction

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: February 07, 2017

 Britt, S., Grable, J.E., Nelson, B.S., & White, M. (2008). The influence of perceived spending behaviors on relationship satisfaction. Financial Counseling...

Women’s investment decision-making

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: February 07, 2017

 Loibl, C., Lee, J., Mentel-Gaeta, E., Fox. J. (2007). Women's high-consequence decision making: A nonstatic and complex choice process. Financial Counseling...

Risk tolerance and investments of business owners

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: February 07, 2017

 Wong, C. & Hanna, S.D. (2007). The risk tolerance and stock ownership of business owning households. Financial Counseling and Planning, 18(2), 3-18.Brief...

Racial/Ethnic Differences in High Return Investment Ownership

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: February 07, 2017

 Hanna, S. D., Wang, C. & Yuh, Y. (2010). Racial/ethnic differences in high return investment ownership: A decomposition analysis. Journal of Financial...

Measuring Financial Risk Tolerance

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: February 07, 2017

Gilliam, J. Chatterjee, S. & Grable, J. (2010). Measuring the perception of financial risk tolerance: A tale of two measures. Journal of Financial Counseling...

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