Financial behaviors play an important role in promoting or reducing financial stability and may have an impact on health outcomes, in general. Hope theory is a framework applicable to promoting behavior change, including financial behavior change. This article describes the hope promoting components of a novel financial education and coaching program and the significant improvement in hopefulness demonstrated by women who participate in the program, as measured in the Finances First randomized controlled trial.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Medicine (miscellaneous)
- Health Policy
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health