The Antecedents of Financial Wellness among Young Employees: Empirical Evidence in Kuala Lumpur

  • Zahariah Mohd Zain Universiti Teknologi MARA
  • Irfah Najihah Basir Malan Universiti Teknologi MARA
  • Marziah Mokhtar Universiti Teknologi MARA
  • Azlin Shafinaz Mohamad Arshad Universiti Teknologi MARA
  • Arlinah Abdul Rashid Universiti Teknologi MARA
  • Afiza Azura Mohamad Arshad Universiti Teknologi MARA
  • Azitadoly Mohd Arifin Universiti Teknologi MARA
  • Rosmashitah Mokhtar Universiti Teknologi MARA

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to examine the antecedents of financial wellness among young employees in Kuala Lumpur. A survey was carried out to acquire data from 324 young employees using a self-administered on-line questionnaire, utilizing convenience sampling. Results showed that financial stress, work environment, locus of control and financial behavior has significant relationship with financial wellness. It was found that financial stress, work environment, locus of control and financial behavior has significant effect on respondents’ financial wellness. Based on the results, financial wellness can be enhanced through the decreased of the employees’ financial stress and increasing of their work environment, locus of control and financial behavior.

Published
2019-09-30
How to Cite
MOHD ZAIN, Zahariah et al. The Antecedents of Financial Wellness among Young Employees: Empirical Evidence in Kuala Lumpur. ADVANCES IN BUSINESS RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 2, p. 29-42, sep. 2019. ISSN 2462-1838. Available at: <https://myjms.mohe.gov.my/index.php/ABRIJ/article/view/9974>. Date accessed: 02 dec. 2022. doi: https://doi.org/10.24191/abrij.v5i2.9974.
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