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Rebecca N. Kelley, Frances C. Lawrence, and Hannah P. Plauche

Since 2006, the editor of the Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning has worked to increase its visibility among researchers with its inclusion in a variety of indexing services. As a result, JFCP is now indexed in 30 multi-disciplinary and subject-specific databases. The 2008 inclusion of JFCP in Scopus has... Read More >


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Barbara O'Neill

Pound Foolish is 292 pages in length and consists of an introduction, nine topical chapters, a conclusion, and 43 pages of reference citations. Its content was generated pri- marily through meticulously referenced secondary sources (mostly online, newspaper, and magazine articles), with a smattering of government reports, empirical studies, and personal... Read More >

Deborah M. Figart

A research interview with a first generation Wall Street woman pioneer in 1994 seemed to be sagacious in the wake of the U.S. financial crisis and Great Recession: ?I think that when women look at stocks, they have a lot more re- spect for the concept of risk.... The women... Read More >

Rebecca J. Travnichek

The foreword of Student Financial Literacy: Campus- Based Program Development is written by a pioneer in the development of college-based financial literacy programs, Dr. Tahira K. Hira, a well-known professor from Iowa State University. She indicates the book is written for indi- viduals who are involved with or interested in... Read More >

Mei-Chi Fang, Sherman D. Hanna, and Swarn Chatterjee

Factors related to differences in risk aversion were analyzed with a measure of risk aversion inferred from answers to a hypothetical income gamble question in the U.S. Health and Retirement Study. Cumulative logistic regressions, controlling for income, age, gender, health status, current job status, and home ownership, showed that Blacks... Read More >

Justin M. Henegar, Kristy Archuleta, John Grable, Sonya Britt, NaRita Anderson, and Anita Dale

The current paper, using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 (NLSY) and the NLSY Child Survey, reports results from a test designed to determine if impulsiveness is associated with credit card behavior, and whether a mother?s time preference, socioeconomic status, and risk attitude transmit to her children... Read More >

Kristy L. Archuleta, Anita Dale, and Scott M. Spann

The impact of financial concerns on overall mental health has become a popular topic among researchers and practitioners. In this exploratory study, possible associations of financial anxiety were explored using a sample of 180 college students who sought services at a university peer financial counseling center in a Midwestern state.... Read More >

Sharon M. Danes, Michael C. Rodriguez, and Katherine E. Brewton

Grounded in social construction theory, the current study investigates the learning context when studying financial planning in high school by analyzing the nesting of student, teacher and classroom characteristics. Key findings were that three student characteristics (initial financial knowledge, gender, senior grade level), one teacher variable (use of all curriculum... Read More >

Amanda E. Barnett and Marlene S. Stum

Guided by decision-making in families theory, the current study investigated the role of spousal decision-making processes on purchasing long-term care insurance (LTCI) behavior using a sample of married women (N = 292) and men (N = 277) who were not married to each other. Spousal consensus regarding LTCI as a... Read More >