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Submissions from 2024

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Health screenings in college health centers: Variations in practice, Melissa A. Sutherland, M. Katherine Hutchinson, Bing Si, Yu Ding, Erica Liebermann, Somatra L. Connolly, Hans Saint-Eloi Cadely, Jacqueline F. Hayes, and Susan D. Mueller

Submissions from 2023

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Developmental cascades and educational attainment, Sammy F. Ahmed, Natasha Chaku, Nicholas E. Waters, Alexa Ellis, and Pamela E. Davis-Kean

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The timing of executive function development is associated with growth in math achievement from preschool through second grade, Sammy F. Ahmed, Janelle Montroy, Lori Skibbe, Ryan Bowles, and Frederick Morrison

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Student reactions to trauma-related course content, Jessica D. Cless and Briana S. Nelson Goff

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Informing the Development of School-Based Strategies to Promote Children's Executive Function Skills: Considerations, Challenges, and Future Directions, Jennie K. Grammer and Sammy Ahmed

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Financial inclusion, financial capability, and financial fragility during the COVID-19 pandemic, Kyoung Tae Kim, Jing Jian Xiao, and Nilton Porto

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Using a Quasi-Experimental Study to Examine Program Participation and Outcomes for Older Adult Intergenerational Technology Program Participants, Skye N. Leedahl, Melanie S. Brasher, Alexandria Capolino, and Erica Estus

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Beyond employment: Lower-income participants’ experiences in a healthcare training program for medical assistants, pharmacy technicians, and certified nursing assistants, Skye N. Leedahl, Emma Pascuzzi, Karen McCurdy, and Nilton Porto

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Improving Technology Use, Digital Competence, and Access to Community Resources Among Older Participants in the University of Rhode Island Engaging Generations Cyber-Seniors digiAGE Pilot Study, Skye N. Leedahl, Kristin Souza, Alexandria Capolino, Melanie S. Brasher, Emma Pascuzzi, Christina Azzinaro, Tyler-Ann Ellison, Erica Estus, and Maureen Maigret

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The role of executive function in shaping the longitudinal stability of math achievement during early elementary grades, Andrew D. Ribner, Sammy F. Ahmed, Dana Miller-Cotto, and Alexa Ellis

Submissions from 2022

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Maternal Stress and Excessive Weight Gain in Infancy, Katelyn Fox, Maya Vadiveloo, Karen McCurdy, Sara E. Benjamin-Neelon, Truls Østbye, and Alison Tovar

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Posttraumatic Stress as a Moderator of the Association between HPA-axis Functioning and Alcohol Use Disorder among a Community Sample of Women Currently Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence, Silvi C. Goldstein, Melissa R. Schick, Lisa Weyandt, Tami P. Sullivan, Hans Saint-Eloi Cadely, and Nicole H. Weiss

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The psychological antecedents of personal financial management behavior: a meta-analysis, Kirti Goyal, Satish Kumar, Jing Jian Xiao, and Sisira Colombage

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Intergenerational programming during the pandemic: Transformation during (constantly) changing times, Shannon E. Jarrott, Skye N. Leedahl, Tamar E. Shovali, Carson De Fries, Amy DelPo, Erica Estus, Caroline Gangji, Leslie Hasche, Jill Juris, Roddy MacInnes, Matthew Schilz, Rachel M. Scrivano, Andrew Steward, Catherine Taylor, and Anne Walker

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The Influence of Pre-College Behaviors and Parenting Practices on Alcohol Misuse, Sexual Risk-Taking, and Adverse Outcomes Among First-Year College Women, Hans Saint-Eloi Cadely, M. Katherine Hutchinson, and Melissa A. Sutherland

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An Integrative Exploration of Sexual, Physical, Psychological, and Cyber-Digital Relationship Abuse in Adolescent and Young Adult Relationships, Hans Saint-Eloi Cadely and Tiffani S. Kisler

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Emotional and Social Cognitive Predictors of Sexual Risk Indicators among Adolescents in Committed and Noncommitted Partnerships, Hans Saint-Eloi Cadely, Erica Spears, Vanessa Finnegan, and Jennifer L. Kerpelman

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Consumer Capability and Sustainable Consumer Behavior: Applying the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change (TTM), Jing Jian Xiao

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Financial Capability: A Systematic Conceptual Review, Extension, and Synthesis, Jing Jian Xiao, Jin Huang, Kirti Goyal, and Satish Kumar

Submissions from 2021

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Examining the Moderator Role of Sleep Quality in the Relationship Among Test Anxiety, Academic Success and Mood, Sue K. Adams, Zoe Mushkat, and Jared Minkel

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Consumer financial literacy and the efficiency of mortgage‐related decisions: New evidence from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, Piotr Bialowoski, Andrzej Cwynar, Jing Jian Xiao, and Dorota Weziak-Bialowoska

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Antecedents and consequences of Personal Financial Management Behavior: a systematic literature review and future research agenda, Kirti Goyal, Satish Kumar, and Jing Jian Xiao

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Racial/ethnic differences in consumer financial capability: The role of financial education, Kyoung Tae Kim and Jing Jian Xiao

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Does Financial Knowledge at Older Ages Matter? Placing Income and Hardship in Context, Yang Li, Jan E. E. Mutchler, Edward Alan Miller, Reginald Tucker-Seeley, and Jing Jian Xiao

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A recurrent cross-sectional qualitative study exploring how low-income mothers define snacks and reasons for offering snacks during infancy, Amy M. Moore, Maya Vadiveloo, Karen McCurdy, Kelly Bouchard, and Alison Tovar

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Student Loan Decision Making: Experience as an Anchor, Nilton Porto, Soo Hyun Cho, and Michael Gutter

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Continuing the Mission, Jacqueline Sparks

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Consumer Financial Knowledge and Cashless Payment Behavior for Sustainable Development in Poland, Beata Świecka, Paweł Terefenko, Tomasz Wiśniewski, and Jing Jian Xiao

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The Able Worry More? Debt Delinquency, Financial Capability, and Financial Stress, Jing Jian Xiao and Kyoung Tae Kim

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Consumer Wellbeing in Asia: Introduction to the Special Issue, Jing Jian Xiao, Eunju Ko, and May O. Lwin

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Financial capability and wellbeing of vulnerable consumers, Jing Jian Xiao and Nilton Porto

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Consumer debt holding, income and happiness: evidence from China, Jing Jian Xiao, Chengyang Yan, Piotr Bialowolski, and Nilton Porto

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Can financial education improve consumer welfare in investment markets? Evidence from China, Yong Zhang, Xiaomeng Lu, and Jing Jian Xiao

Submissions from 2020

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Healthy Sleep Leads to Improved Nutrition and Exercise in College Females, Sue K. Adams, Elizabeth Dimond, Matthew J. Delmonico, Emily Sylvester, Chelsea Accetta, Carley Domos, and Ingrid E. Lofgren

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Sleep in the Social World of College Students: Bridging Interpersonal Stress and Fear of Missing Out with Mental Health, Sue K. Adams, Karla K. Murdock, Meada Daly-Cano, and Meredith Rose

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When meta-analysis misleads: A critical case study of a meta-analysis of client feedback., Barry L. Duncan and Jacqueline A. Sparks

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Rationale, design and study protocol of the ‘Strong Families Start at Home’ feasibility trial to improve the diet quality of low-income, ethnically diverse children by helping parents improve their feeding and food preparation practices, Katelyn Fox, Kim Gans, Karen McCurdy, Patricia Markham Risica, Ernestine Jennings, Amy Gorin, George D. Papandonatos, and Alison Tovar

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Reducing Ageism: Changes in Students’ Attitudes after Participation in an Intergenerational Reverse Mentoring Program, Skye N. Leedahl, Melanie S. Brasher, Dara L. LoBuono, Bethany M. Wood, and Erica Estus

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Engaging Older Adult Learners Through Intergenerational Learning Opportunities, Skye N. Leedahl, Phillip G. Clark, and Beth Leconte

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Losing the Future: Household Wealth from Urban Housing Demolition and Children’s Human Capital in China, Feng Li and Jing Jian Xiao

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The impact of digital finance on household consumption: Evidence from China, Jie Li, Yu Wu, and Jing Jian Xiao

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Teaching Technology to Older Adults: Modalities Used by Student Mentors and Reasons for Continued Program Participation, Dara L. LoBuono, Skye N. Leedahl, and Elycia Maiocco

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Long-term exposure to PM2.5 and incidence of disability in activities of daily living among oldest old, Yuebin Lv, Jinhui Zhou, Virginia Byers Kraus, Tiantian Li, Jeremy A. Sarnat, Jiaonan Wang, Yang Liu, Huashuai Chen, Melanie S. Brasher, Cheng Mao, Yi Zeng, and Xiaoming Shi

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Socio-economic and racial prenatal diet quality disparities in a national US sample, Haley W. Parker, Alison Tovar, Karen McCurdy, and Maya Vadiveloo

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Financial Education and Demand for Debt Counseling Advice, Nilton Porto and Jing Jian Xiao

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Adolescents and Sexual Risk-Taking: The Interplay of Constraining Relationship Beliefs, Healthy Sex Attitudes, and Romantic Attachment Insecurity, Hans Saint-Eloi Cadely, Vanessa Finnegan, Erica C. Spears, and Jennifer L. Kerpelman

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Science, Crisis, and Critique, Jacqueline Sparks

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Three Decades of the Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, Jing Jian Xiao, Beatrix Lavigueur, Amanda K. Izenstark, Sherman Hanna, and Francis C. Lawrence

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Disability Type, Financial Capability, and Risky Asset Holding, Jing Jian Xiao and Barbara O'Neill

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Financial Capability of Student Loan Holders Who are College Students, Graduates, or Dropouts, Jing Jian Xiao, Nilton Porto, and Irene McIvor Mason

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Consumer finance / household finance: the definition and scope, Jing Jian Xiao and Chunsheng Tao

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Debt types and burdens by family structures, Jing Jian Xiao and Rui Yao

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Internet penetration and consumption inequality in China, Shu Zhang, Feng Li, and Jing Jian Xiao

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Consumer financial education and risky financial asset holding in China, Ting Zhu and Jing Jian Xiao

Submissions from 2019

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Empowering and Motivating Undergraduate Students Through the Process of Developing Publishable Research, Sue K. Adams

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Financial Knowledge, Confidence, Credit Use, and Financial Satisfaction, Stephen A. Atlas, Jialing Lu, P. Dorin Micu, and Nilton Porto

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Becoming and Being an Age-Friendly University: Strategic Considerations and Practical Implications, Phillip G. Clark and Skye N. Leedahl

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Employment Type, Residential Status, and Consumer Financial Capability: Evidence from China Household Finance Survey, Xu Cui, Jing Jian Xiao, and Jingtao Yi

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Impact of family income in early life on the financial independence of young adults: Evidence from a matched panel data, Xu Cui, Jing Jian Xiao, Jingtao Yi, Nilton Porto, and Yi Cai

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Create social responses to a changing environment, Allison Gibson, Nancy Kusmaul, Skye N. Leedahl, and Victoria M. Rizzo

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Early Childhood Preservice Teachers’ Mathematics Teaching Efficacy : Effects of Passion and Teacher Efficacy, Hyunjin Kim and Jillian Connelly

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Enhancing ways of knowing: The case for utilizing participant-generated visual methods in higher education research, Carrie A. Kortegast, Kristin McCann, Katie Branch, Amanda O. Latz, Bridget Turner Kelly, and Chris Linder

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Housing prices and household savings: evidence from urban China, Weida Kuang, Tao Li, and Jing Jian Xiao

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Wealth, labor supply and life satisfaction: The case of urban housing demolition in China, Feng Li, Jing Jian Xiao, and Feiying Cai

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Older adults learning technology in an intergenerational program: Qualitative analysis of areas of technology requested for assistance, Dara L. LoBuono, Skye N. Leedahl, and Elycia Maiocco

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Higher dietary diversity scores and protein-rich food consumption were associated with lower risk of all-cause mortality in the oldest old, Yuebin Lv, Virginia Byers Kraus, Xiang Gao, Zhaoxue Yin, Jinhui Zhou, Chen Mao, Jun Duan, Yi Zeng, Melanie S. Brasher, Wanying Shi, and Xiaoming Shi

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Pathways between maternal depression, the family environment, and child BMI z scores, Karen McCurdy, Alison Tovar, Jill L. Kaar, and Maya Vadiveloo

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Nighttime notifications and compulsivity illuminate the link between emerging adults’ cellphone use and sleep-related problems, Karla Klein Murdock, Sue K. Adams, Caroline Crichlow-Ball, Mikael Horissian, and Meredith Roberts

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CREDIT CARD ADOPTION and USAGE in CHINA: URBAN-RURAL COMPARISONS, Nilton Porto, Yu Huang, and Jing Jian Xiao

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The Influence of Student Loan Debt on Financial Satisfaction, Cliff A. Robb, Swarn Chatterjee, Nilton Porto, and Brenda J. Cude

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Comparisons of Types of Exposure to Violence Within and Across Contexts in Predicting the Perpetration of Dating Aggression, Hans Saint-Eloi Cadely, Sylvie Mrug, and Michael Windle

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Temporal Associations between Psychological and Physical Intimate Partner Violence: A Cross-Lag Analysis, Hans Saint-Eloi Cadely, Joe F. Pitman, Gregory S. Pettit, Jennifer E. Lansford, John E. Bates, Kenneth A. Dodge, and Amy Holtzworth-Munroe

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Honoring the Voices of Polyamorous Clients: Recommendations for Couple and Family Therapists, Tiffani S. Kisler and Lindsay Lock

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Editorial: Counter-narratives of "mental illness", Jacqueline Sparks

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Maternal vegetable intake during and after pregnancy, Alison Tovar, Jill L. Kaar, Karen McCurdy, Alison E. Field, Dana Dabelea, and Maya Vadiveloo

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Linking research to practice: Editor’s introduction and acknowledgments, Jing Jian Xiao

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Present bias and financial behavior, Jing Jian Xiao and Nilton Porto

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Relationship between Physical Activity, Screen Time, and Sleep Quantity and Quality in US Adolescents Aged 16–19, Furong Xu, Sue K. Adams, Steven A. Cohen, Jacob E. Earp, and Mary L. Greaney

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Dietary Diversity Was Positively Associated with Psychological Resilience among Elders: A Population-Based Study, Zhaoxue Yin, Melanie Sereny Brasher, Virginia B. Kraus, Yuebin Lv, Xiaoming Shi, and Yi Zeng

Submissions from 2018

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Peter the 'wild boy': What peter means to us, Katie Branch, Clemma Fleat, Nicola Grove, Tim Lumley Smith, and Robin Meader

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Implementing Reverse Mentoring to Address Social Isolation Among Older Adults, Bethany M. Breck, Cory B. Dennis, and Skye N. Leedahl

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Beyond Critique: The Partners for Change Outcome Management System as an Alternative Paradigm to Psychiatric Diagnosis, Barry L. Duncan, Jacqueline A. Sparks, and Sami Timimi

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Financing knowledge, risk attitude and P2P borrowing in China, Lu Han, Jing Jian Xiao, and Zhi Su

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Korean Pre-service Teachers' Perception of Parent-Teacher Partnership: The Effects of Motivation and Teaching Beliefs, Hyunjin Kim and Soo Jung Lee

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Gerontological Social Work Roles in Disaster Preparedness and Response, Nancy Kusmaul, Allison Gibson, and Skye N. Leedahl

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Implementing an Interdisciplinary Intergenerational Program Using the Cyber Seniors ® Reverse Mentoring Model Within Higher Education, Skye N. Leedahl, Melanie S. Brasher, Erica Estus, Bethany M. Breck, Cory B. Dennis, and Samantha C. Clark

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Assessment of Multiple Constructs of Social Integration for Older Adults Living in Nursing Homes, Skye N. Leedahl, Alicia Sellon, and Rosemary K. Chapin

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Revisiting the Association of Blood Pressure with Mortality in Oldest Old People in China: Community Based, Longitudinal Prospective Study, Yue-Bin Lv, Xiang Gao, Zhao-Xue Yin, Hua-Shuai Chen, Jie-Si Luo, Melanie Sereny Brasher, Virginia Byers Kraus, Tian-Tian Li, Yi Zeng, and Xiao-Ming Shi

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Connections between Identity, Attachment, and Psychological Dating Aggression during Adolescence, Hans Saint-Eloi Cadely, Jennifer L. Kerpelman, and Joe F. Pittman

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Predicting Patterns of Intimate Partner Violence Perpetration from Late Adolescence to Young Adulthood, Hans Saint-Eloi Cadely, Joe F. Pittman, Gregory S. Pettit, Jennifer E. Lansford, John E. Bates, Kenneth A. Dodge, and Amy Holtzworth-Munroe

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The Partners for Change Outcome Management System: A Both/And System for Collaborative Practice, Jacqueline A. Sparks and Barry L. Duncan

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Career Preparation of High School Students: A Multi-Country Study, Jing Jian Xiao, Barbara M. M. Newman, and Bie Shuein Chu

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Mental accounting and behavioural hierarchy: Understanding consumer budgeting behaviour, Jing Jian Xiao and Barbara O'Neill

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Propensity to plan, financial capability, and financial satisfaction, Jing Jian Xiao and Barbara O'Neill

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Financial education and insurance advice seeking, Jing Jian Xiao and Nilton Porto

Submissions from 2017

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Response to Letter to the Editor, Sue K. Adams, Gary Liguori, and Ingrid E. Lofgren

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Technology as a Tool to Encourage Young Adults to Sleep and Eat Healthy, Sue K. Adams, Gary Liguori, and Ingrid E. Lofgren

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Incorporating biomarkers into the study of socio-economic status and health among older adults in China, Melanie S. Brasher, Linda K. George, Xiaoming Shi, Zhaoxue Yin, and Zeng Yi

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Household characteristics and the change of financial risk tolerance during the financial crisis in the United States, Tsun Feng Chiang and Jing Jian Xiao

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Financial Literacy, Portfolio Choice, and Financial Well-Being, Zhong Chu, Zhengwei Wang, Jing Jian Xiao, and Weiqiang Zhang