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Age differences on the intention to save in a voluntary retirement fund


Sabri, Mohamad Fazli and Yusof, Radduan (2019) Age differences on the intention to save in a voluntary retirement fund. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, 8 (3S2). pp. 776-785. ISSN 2277-3878


The Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) posited that an individual’s intention of performing a behaviour depends on their attitude, subjective norm and the perceived behavioural control (PBC). Employing the theoretical construct of the TPB, this study aims to investigate if age moderatesthe effect of attitude, subjective norms and perceived behavioural control towards saving intention in the voluntary retirement fund in Malaysia. A quantitative approach was adopted with data collected through a nationwide self-administered questionnaire. Through a multistage proportionate stratified sampling, 384 response was collected. The multi-group permutation results confirm the differences between age groups regarding subjective norms towards the intention to save in a voluntary retirement fund in Malaysia. In the concluding remark, the implication of the study and an avenue for future research in voluntary retirement saving domain is discussed.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Human Ecology
DOI Number: https://doi.org/10.35940/ijrte.C1239.1083S219
Publisher: Blue Eyes Intelligence Engineering & Sciences Publication
Keywords: Retirement savings; Social security; Theory of planned behaviours; Voluntary retirement fund
Depositing User: Ms. Nuraida Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2020 20:59
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2020 20:59
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URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/80558
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