Consumer Knowledge and Financial Decisions

Lifespan Perspectives

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-0474-3 (Print) 978-1-4614-0475-0 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Understanding and Furthering Financial Knowledge

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-13

      Coming to Terms with Financial Literacy

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      Pages 15-27

      Cultivating Financial Mindfulness: A Dual-Process Theory

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      Pages 29-47

      Cognitive Development and Children’s Understanding of Personal Finance

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      Pages 49-66

      Financial Education for College Students

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      Pages 67-75

      The Current State of Financial Education in the US: How is Higher Education Helping?

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      Pages 77-97

      An Overview of Contemporary Financial Education Initiatives Aimed at Minority Populations

  3. Credit, Home Purchase, and Bankruptcy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 99-99

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      Pages 101-111

      Credit Cards as a Market Instrument: Consumer Understanding and Use

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      Pages 113-128

      Financial Education, Financial Knowledge, and Risky Credit Behavior of College Students

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      Pages 129-144

      Charging Ahead: An Exploratory Study of Financial Decision-Making among Millennial Consumers

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      Pages 145-164

      Pre-purchase Homebuyer Education and Counseling: Diverse Strategies for Diverse Homebuyers

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      Pages 165-182

      The Role of Default Counseling for Mortgage Borrowers in Financial Distress

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      Pages 183-195

      Nontraditional Mortgage Products: Innovative or Toxic?

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      Pages 197-214

      Debtors’ Assessments of Bankruptcy Financial Education

  4. Retirement, Insurance, and Investing

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 215-215

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      Pages 217-237

      Social Security Knowledge

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      Pages 239-253

      Financial Preparedness for Long-Term Care Needs in Old Age

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 255-267

      The Impact of Numeracy on Medicare Part D Insurance Choice in Older Adults

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      Pages 269-283

      Target-Date Mutual Funds

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      Pages 285-301

      Measuring the Performance of Life-Cycle Asset Allocation

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      Pages 303-313

      Stock Market Investing: Lessons from History

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 315-330

      Individual Investments in Higher Education

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 331-342