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financial

The belief that there are opportunities for anyone to make economic progress and be successful through hard work is measured with five, seven-point Likert-type items.

With seven, seven-point Likert-type items, the scale measures the degree of care a person devotes to managing his/her money and long-term financial goals.

Composed of five, five-point items, the scale measures a person’s belief that he/she is burdened with personal financial instability as well as uncertainty and, because of that, not able to enjoy life.

Three, seven-point items measure a person’s belief regarding the degree to which the family had enough money to pay for food and housing when he/she was growing up.

Six, seven-point Likert-type items measure how much a person believes he/she can stick to a budget, avoid spending when necessary, and accomplish financial goals.

A person’s confidence in his/her ability to accomplish financial goals is measured with seven Likert items.

The extent to which a person is described as having high social status and economic resources is measured in this scale with three, seven-point items.

The scale has five, six-point items that measure how quickly and easily a person believes he/she could repay money taken from personal savings or charged to a credit card if it was used to pay for an emergency.

How a person feels (affectively) about his/her financial status is measured with four, nine-point semantic differentials.

A person’s belief that he/she has the necessary financial resources to not only pay bills but also feel relatively wealthy is measured using three, seven-point Likert-type items.