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Volume 5 Issue 1 2019

Exploring Saving Behaviour of Pre-Degree Students: A Study of Universiti Teknologi MARA Selangor Dengkil Campus
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Siti Khadijah Omar, Marziah Mokhtar, Azlin Shafinaz Arshad

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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