Exploring saving behaviour of pre-degree students: a study of Universiti Teknologi MARA Selangor Dengkil Campus / Siti Khadijah Omar, Marziah Mokhtar and Azlin Shafinaz Arshad

Omar, Siti Khadijah and Mokhtar, Marziah and Arshad, Azlin Shafinaz (2019) Exploring saving behaviour of pre-degree students: a study of Universiti Teknologi MARA Selangor Dengkil Campus / Siti Khadijah Omar, Marziah Mokhtar and Azlin Shafinaz Arshad. ASEAN Entrepreneurship Journal (AEJ), 5 (1). pp. 9-19. ISSN 2637-0301 (e-ISSN)

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Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to explore the saving behaviour of pre-degree students. The determinants adopted in this study are financial literacy, parental socialization, peer evaluation and self-control using Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB). This study uses quantitative approach where survey questionnaire was distributed using stratified random sampling to pre- degree students studying at Centre of Foundation Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Dengkil Campus. A total of 300 questionnaires were distributed and only 193 were deemed to be usable. The study reveals that the pre-degree students have good saving behaviour as many of the tested variables such as financial literacy, parental socialization, peer evaluation and self- control were all positive especially for parental socialization. The study provides some insights on the saving behaviour of pre-degree students and factors that influence and encourage them to save.

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Item Type: Article
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Omar, Siti Khadijah
sitikhadijah7547@uitm.edu.my
Mokhtar, Marziah
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Arshad, Azlin Shafinaz
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Purchasing. Selling. Sales personnel. Sales executives
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Malaysian Academy of SME and Entrepreneurship Development (MASMED)
Journal or Publication Title: ASEAN Entrepreneurship Journal (AEJ)
UiTM Journal Collections: UiTM Journal > ASEAN Entrepreneurship Journal (AEJ)
ISSN: 2637-0301 (e-ISSN)
Volume: 5
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 9-19
Item ID: 43730
Uncontrolled Keywords: Saving Behaviour, Financial Literacy, Parent Socialization
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/43730

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