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Understanding financial wellbeing in times of insecurity

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Bowman, D and Banks, M and Fela, G and Russell, R and de Silva, A, Understanding financial wellbeing in times of insecurity, Working paper, Brotherhood of St Laurence, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia, pp. 1-24. (2017) [Report Other]


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Abstract

Financial wellbeing as a concept has become popular in the fields of social policy, service delivery and personal financial products. This working paper traces the development of the concept.

The authors, from BSL's Research and Policy Centre and from RMIT University, argue that financial wellbeing should take account not only of a personís money management skills and access to products but also external factors. These factors include labour market trends, job security and income levels that constrain real choices and opportunities.

Item Details

Item Type:Report Other
Keywords:inequality, financial wellbeing, financial insecurity, social security payments
Research Division:Human Society
Research Group:Development studies
Research Field:Poverty, inclusivity and wellbeing
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Government and politics
Objective Field:Public services policy advice and analysis
UTAS Author:Banks, M (Dr Marcus Banks)
ID Code:150525
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Management
Deposited On:2022-06-19
Last Modified:2022-10-14
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