The Psychological Impact of Sudden Wealth
- Money Buys Financial Security and Psychological Need Satisfaction: Testing Need Theory in Affluence. Howell, Ryan; Kurai, Mark; Tam, Leona // Social Indicators Research;Jan2013, Vol. 110 Issue 1, p17
The most prominent theory to explain the curvilinear relationship between income and subjective well-being (SWB) is need theory, which proposes that increased income and wealth can lead to increased well-being in poverty because money is used to satisfy basic physiological needs. The present...
- Financial illiteracy. // Futurist;Jan/Feb94, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p6
Focuses on consequences of increasing financial illiteracy among Americans. Fears caused by ignorance about personal financial futures.
- Love and money. White, Shelby // Self;Nov92, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p114
Examines the role of money in a marriage or partnership. Five things women generally don't know about their husband's money; Ten; Ten money rules to follow; Importance of addressing the issue of money in a relationship; Common money mistakes to avoid.
- Discovering your money personality. Lynagh, Gilbert C. // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing;11/11/96, Vol. 10 Issue 23, p12
Discusses how a person's personality affects one's personal finances. Money and investing; Money personalities according to Kathleen Guerney.
- When having everything isn't enough. Landi, A. // Psychology Today;Apr89, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p27
Examines why some rich and powerful people feel compelled to push beyond the bounds of ethical (and possibly legal) conduct in pursuit of monetary gains that, by any rational calculation, are quite superfluous. Explores greed and the addiction to making money.
- Drowning in wealth. Edidin, P. // Psychology Today;Apr89, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p32
Suggests that there is much that is enviable about wealth, but that the leisure that only the rich can afford can all too easily evolve into idleness, boredom, isolation, and depression. Various problems of wealth. INSET: What parents should know..
- What good are the rich? Harris, T. G.; Yankelovich, D. // Psychology Today;Apr89, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p36
Suggests that in a world that measures worth by work, money is losing its prestige. A majority of Americans now bow more to symbols of work in jobs of power or culture, than to net worth. INSET: Where the money goes (philanthropies)..
- Mind over money. Jackson, M.E.; Pollard, G. // Essence (Essence);Jul89, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p94
Discusses the ways in which money can fill psychological needs, and help for people who have trouble managing money through consumer-credit counseling. Debtors Anonymous, or therapy.
- Wealth warning. Baker, Paddy // Works Management;Jul2001, Vol. 54 Issue 7, p3
Focuses on how an increase in wealth can change people. Jealousy felt towards those who see a rapid increase in wealth.