Kesejahteraan kewangan dalam kalangan guru wanita

Translated title of the contribution: Financial well-being amongst female teachers

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This paper will present part of research project funding UKM-GGPM-CMNB-144-2010. This study intent to discuss the level of financial well-being among women teachers. The focus objective of this study in measuring levels of financial well-being and also identify the socio economic factors that influence the level of financial well-being of the teachers. A total of 325 teachers was selected and analyzed in this discussion. Questionnaires are used as the instrument for the study. The measurement for financial well-being of the study uses Malaysian Financial Well-Being Scale (MFWBS). This scale comprises 12 questions with 10 measurement scales that is scale 1 (the lowest score) and scale 10 (the highest score). Study results finds that most of the female teachers have a moderate level of financial well-being and there are significant differences among age, total savings and number asset with the level of financial well-being of the female teachers. Besides, age factor, duration of service and monthly income of the female teachers also have a relation with the level of their financial well-being, albeit not so influential. The primary implication of the study suggests that knowledge and skills in managing personal finances among teachers are given priority.

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Pages (from-to)129-135
Number of pages7
JournalJurnal Ekonomi Malaysia
Volume47
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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Keywords

  • Female teacher
  • Financial well-being
  • Subjective measurement

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Kesejahteraan kewangan dalam kalangan guru wanita. / Ramli, Zaimah; Md Sum, Sarmila; Ismail, Habib.

In: Jurnal Ekonomi Malaysia, Vol. 47, No. 2, 2013, p. 129-135.

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