ING International Surveys

ING International Survey | September 21, 2017

Psychological Dimensions of Financial Capability

Making the right money decisions in life isn’t just about knowing what to do. Our psychological make-up plays a part too. Researchers from the Think Forward Initiative, part-sponsored by ING, surveyed 800 people in the Netherlands. They found that factors such as how optimistic or impulsive a person was, how they approached challenges, and whether they typically felt in control of their future affected how financially capable they were.

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