Sharon DeVaney, Ph.D., 1993 Sharon
won the Outstanding Paper, Agricultural Sciences Division, at the 1993
Graduate Research Forum, The Ohio State University. She was co-winner
the 1993 student paper competition of the Association for Financial
and Planning Education. Sharon also won the Student Paper Award,
Family Economics Home Management Association in 1993. Her dissertation
received the Ohio Home Economics Association best dissertation award.
Sharon DeVaney is a full professor at Purdue
University. She won the Best Paper Award at the 1994 AFCPE
the 1994 International Board of Certified Financial Planners Best Paper
Award; and at the 1995 AFCPE conference she won the award for the best
article to appear in the journal Financial
Counseling and Planning. In 1996, she received the New Leader
of the Ohio State University College of Human Ecology Alumni Society.
In 1998, she won awards from the Certified
Financial Planner Board of Standards for two different articles:
“Factors Predicting the Most Important Source of Retirement
Income” (with Ya-Ping Sun) published in Compensation and Working
volume 2, n. 3, Fall 1997.
“Retirement Savings of Nonfarm Self-Employed Workers:
An Exploratory Study (with Ya-Ping Su, Constance Kratzer, and Deana
in Consumer Interests Annual, Volume 43, 1997.
DeVaney, S.A. (in press). The economic status of older adults in the
States: Diversity, women’s disadvantage, and policy implications. In Gerontology:
Perspectives and Issues (2nd ed.). New York: Springer Publishing
- DeVaney, S. A., Sharpe, D. L., Kratzer, C. Y. & Su, Y.
(1998). Retirement preparation of the nonfarm self-employed. Financial
Counseling and Planning, 9 (1), 53-59.
- DeVaney, S.A. (1997). Using financial ratios. In E.T. Garman
J.J. Xiao (Eds.) The mathematics of personal finance. Houston,
Yuh, Y. & DeVaney, S. A. (1996). Determinants of couples’ defined
retirement funds, Financial Counseling and Planning, 7,
DeVaney, S. A., Gorham, E. E., Bechman, J. C. & Haldeman, V. A.
Cash Flow management and credit use: effect of a financial information
program. Financial Counseling and Planning, 7, 71-79.
DeVaney. S., Leskinnen, J., Varjonen, J., & Gravanis, J. (1996,
A cross cultural comparison of financial management practices of
Greek, and Finnish college students. Second International Conference on
Teacher Education, Wingate Institute, Netanya, Israel.
DeVaney, S.A. & Bechman, J.C. (1996). Assessing program
through group interviews. Journal of Extension.
DeVaney, S.A. (1996). Factors affecting confidence in a financially
retirement. Journal of Consumer Education, 13.
DeVaney, S.A. & Lytton, R.H. (1995). Household insolvency: A review
of household debt repayment, delinquency, and bankruptcy. Financial
Services Review, 4(2), 137-156.
DeVaney, S.A. (1995). Retirement preparation by older and younger baby
boomers. Financial Counseling and Planning, 6, 25-34.
Choi, H.N. & DeVaney, S.A. (1995). Differences in the use of bank
retail credit cards in the USA. Journal of Consumer Studies and
Economics, 19, 381-392.
DeVaney, S.A. & Shrestha, L.B. (1995). Our aging population and the
need for long term care: Is long-term care insurance a reasonable
Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 87(2), 21-25.
DeVaney, S.A. (1994). The usefulness of financial ratios as predictors
of household insolvency: Two perspectives. Financial Counseling and
Planning, 5, 5-24.
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Insolvency, financial ratios, credit, retirement, financing long-term
Experiential activities motivate learning and promote retention.
Case Studies; Retirement Planning; The Older Adult Consumer
· American Council on Consumer Interests
· Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education
· American Association of Family and Consumer Science
· The Gerontological Society of America
· Academy of Financial Services
· National Council on Family Relations