The Relation between Financial Literacy, Financial Wellbeing and Financial Concerns

Marzieh Kalantarie Taft, Zare Zardeini Hosein, Seyyed Mohammad Tabatabaei Mehrizi

Abstract


Increased variety of products and the instability of the global economy in twenty first century caused increasing
complexity of financial decisions and also caused consumers faced with the challenge in economic and financial
activities. For this reason, in the last decade, the importance of financial management skills in personal and work
life has increased and researches in this area has been done. In this regard, this study tries to evaluate the relation
between financial literacy, financial wellbeing and financial concerns. For this purpose, a questionnaire was
designed and distributed using random sampling among people. Data was analyzed using correlation test,
Independent two-sample test based on the T distribution and regression. The results showed that age and
education are positively correlated with financial literacy and financial wellbeing. Married people and men are
more financially literate. Higher financial literacy leads to greater financial well-being and less financial
concerns. Finally, financial wellbeing leads to less financial concern.


Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/ijbm.v8n11p63

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