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Special Issue | Financial Capability and Asset Building for Family Financial Wellbeing

What are the most effective approaches for broadening family financial well-being?

The Special Issue on Financial Capability and Asset Building for Family Financial Wellbeing offers insights to reshape practice and the direction of research. Published in the Journal of Family and Economic Issues, the special issue emerged from a conference organized by the Financial Capability and Asset Building Initiative at the Center for Social Development and the Financial Social Work Initiative at the University of Maryland School of Social Work.

Articles in the Special Issue

Introduction to the Special Issue on “Financial Capability and Asset Building for Family Financial Wellbeing”
Julie Birkenmaier, David Rothwell, Jodi Jacobson Frey, and Darla Spence Coffey

How Is Consumer Financial Capability Measured?
Julie Birkenmaier, David Rothwell, and Mary Ager

The Role of Secured and Unsecured Debt in Retirement Planning
Zibei Chen and Karen A. Zurlo

A National Examination on Payday Loan Use and Financial Well-Being: A Propensity Score Matching Approach
Zibei Chen, Terri Friedline, and Catherine M. Lemieux

Psychological Self-Sufficiency and Financial Literacy Among Low-Income Participants: An Empowerment-Based Approach to Financial Capability
Philip Young P. Hong, Maria V. Wathen, Alanna J. Shin, Intae Yoon, and Jang Ho Park

How Much Does State Context Matter in Emergency Savings? Disentangling the Individual and Contextual Contributions of the Financial Capability Constructs
David W. Rothwell, Leanne Giordono, and Robert S. Stawski

Household Financial Capability and Economic Hardship: An Empirical Examination of the Financial Capability Framework
Sicong Sun, Yu-Chih Chen, David Ansong, Jin Huang, and Margaret S. Sherraden

Predicting Financial Well-Being Using the Financial Capability Perspective: The Roles of Financial Shocks, Income Volatility, Financial Products, and Savings Behaviors
Jeffrey Anvari-Clark and David Ansong

Is Financial Capability a Determinant of Health? Theory and Evidence
Sicong Sun and Yu-Chih Chen

Additional articles

Saving of Freshmen and Their Parents in Slovenia: Saving Motives and Links to Parental Financial Socialization
Žan Lep, Maja Zupančič, and Mojca Poredoš

The Intergenerational Transmission of Female Labour Force Participation by Gender Among Native and Immigrant Europeans: A Focus on Religion
Manuela Stranges

Intergenerational Transmission of Disadvantage: Negative Parental Selection, Economic Upheaval, and Smoking
Kristin J. Kleinjans and Andrew Gill

A Decomposition Analysis of Racial/Ethnic Differences in Financial Knowledge and Overconfidence
Sunwoo T. Lee and Kyoung Tae Kim

The Link Between Adverse Childhood Experiences and Financial Security in Adulthood
Cynthia L. Harter and John F. R. Harter

Subjective Well-Being and Domestic Violence Among Ultra-Poor Women in Rural Bangladesh: Findings From a Multifaceted Poverty Alleviation Program
Chowdhury S. B. Jalal, Edward A. Frongillo, Andrea M. Warren, and Shibani Kulkarni

Housing Affordability Among Rural and Urban Female-Headed Householders in the United States
Ebunoluwa Odeyemi and Kim Skobba

Does the Source of Inheritance Matter in Bequest Attitudes? Evidence from Japan
Mengyuan Zhou

Project: Financial Capability & Asset Building (FCAB)


Rothwell, D. R., Jacobson Frey, J., & Birkenmaier, J. (Eds.). (2022). Special issue on financial capability and asset building for family financial wellbeing. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 43(4). https://link.springer.com/journal/10834/volumes-and-issues/43-4