THE INFLUENCE OF MONEY ATTITUDE TOWARDS SPENDING BEHAVIOUR AMONG UNIVERSITI SELANGOR (UNISEL) STUDENTS
Nowadays, uncontrollable spending habit towards Malaysian young generations are becoming progressively. They have a tendency to have less value of money compared to the elder generations in spending their money. The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship of money attitude factors (power-prestige, distrust-frugality, retention-time and anxiety) as determinants of UNISEL students’ spending behaviours. This study is quantitative approach. The sample of this study consists of 130 students from UNISEL Shah Alam and Bestari Jaya campuses. The result showed from regression analysis, there were only three factors of money attitude (power-prestige, retention-time and anxiety) have a significant effect on spending behaviour among UNISEL students. Anxiety is the most influential factor of money attitude towards spending behaviour among UNISEL students. Consequently, several suggestions have been put forward and it is hoped that it will assist students to manage their fund effectively.
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