HOUSEHOLDS SAVINGS AND FINANCIAL BEHAVIOR IN RELATION TO THE ABILITY TO HANDLE FINANCIAL EMERGENCIES: CASE STUDY OF KOSOVO
To reflect the financial situation of households, especially for emergencies, the main purpose of this research is to analyze financial behavior in relation to savings. This research explains the interaction of minimum savings rules and committed forms of saving, which means that the use of personal budgets depends on financial behavior due to insecurity and the financial situation of families. The research is consistent with some empirical findings on financial behavior in relation to savings, which affect the growth or decline of the economy, because the lower the well-being of families the lower the economic growth or vice versa. The validation of the hypotheses was realized through the analysis of field findings, using the econometric model of savings in relation to financial behavior through factor analysis, reliability analysis and multiple regression analysis. The main finding of this research is the lack of financial behavior to save for emergencies. These findings are important in order for households to be aware of financial behavior in relation to savings, because there is no emergency fund to cover their needs.
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