Relationship between Financial Knowledge and Spending Habits among Faculty of Management’s Staff

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Nor Fazleena Binti Azmi
Suresh Ramakrishnan

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Spending habits in the most desirable way is one of the factors that can lead to financial satisfaction. Therefore, financial satisfaction depends on the ability of people to manage and take control of their personal finance in order to improve their financial decision making and financial status. This study was conducted to identify the level of spending habits among Management Faculty staff at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. This study also conducted to investigate the level of personal financial knowledge adapted by staff and lastly to determine the relationship between financial knowledge and spending habits among Management Faculty staff. The total of 97 questionnaires were distributed and completed by the staff. Data was analyzed by using descriptive, Pearson Correlation and Multiple Regression that include in Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS). The results firstly revealed that the higher level of financial knowledge is the factors that influence the most desirable financial behavior in spending habits among staff. Secondly, the staff perceived that the financial knowledge can be enhanced through financial education in order to improve their financial planning. Finally, the result indicates that financial knowledge have positive relationship with spending habits.

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Binti Azmi, N. F., & Ramakrishnan, S. (2018). Relationship between Financial Knowledge and Spending Habits among Faculty of Management’s Staff. Journal of Economic Info, 5(3), 1-6. https://doi.org/10.31580/jei.v5i3.102
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