Financial Behavior of Working Women in Investment Decision-Making
The purpose of this study is to measure the level of financial literacy of working women, to describe assets allocation, as well as the time and profit in investment. This research paper is a qualitative study using the descriptive method. Noting the purpose, it is suitable if the qualitative approach was implemented. The respondents are working women with most of them have been married, 16-22 years old on average, have a bachelor degree, and work in the government sector with the majority of the income is more than 4.000.000 rupiahs. Those respondentsâ€™ characteristics will influence their choice in doing investment because it is associated with the tolerance of risks. The first form of behavior and preference of investment done by working women is that majority of them have thought about investment plan and most of the respondents think that everyone can get profitable investment if they do financial planning and saving/investment. The second form of behavior is that the majority of respondents are more interested in property investment. The third form of behavior motivating working women in doing investment is themselves, like retirement planning and family security reason. Based on the study, it shows that working women have high financial literacy which is indicated by their discipline in doing the investment of their excess money, thus they have control over their finances and believe to get investment profit they should do financial planning.
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