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Lien Luu

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    Biography

     

    My academic career has spanned more than 20 years. I began my academic career as a historian and spent many years teaching history at universities. In 2004, I had a career change when I went to work in industry as a financial planner and loved helping clients achieve their goals. Qualified as a Chartered and Certified Financial Planner, I joined Northampton Business School in 2011 so that I could combine my academic and financial planning interests. In charge of a FCA accredited degree programme, I was responsible for training students to become financial planners and helping employees from a global life insurance company raise their professional qualifications. My current role at Coventry Business School is Associate Head of School for Enterprise and Commercial where I have the responsibility to develop professional development programmes. I am really excited to have an opportunity to work closely with students, and staff from industry and academia.

     

    Research:

    • Financial literacy: Financial illiteracy is a pervasive problem in the world. I am interested in the consequences of financial illiteracy and in factors affecting levels of financial literacy. I am particularly interested in financial literacy in the UK.
    • Financial education: I have just written (with 3 other authors) a book on Essential Personal Finance: A Practical Guide for Students (Routledge, 2017) This book is designed to help young people understand key issues in personal finance and the steps they need to take to build a secure future.
    • Performance of pension funds: A large proportion of national assets are held in pension funds and I am interested in their asset allocation as well as their financial performance.

     

    Area of Expertise:

    • Retirement planning
    • Wealth Management
    • Financial planning
    • Investments
    • Life planning
    • Personal Finance

    Research Interests

    Migration; Retirement; Investments; Financial planning; Financial literacy; Financial Education/ Personal finance

    External positions

    Chief examiner, Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment

    1 Jan 2019 → …

    External examiner, University of Worcester

    1 Jan 2018 → …

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    • Essential Personal Finance: A Practical Guide for Employees

      Lowe, J., Butler, J. & Luu, L., 11 Jan 2019, 1 ed. Routledge. 260 p.

      Research output: Book/ReportBook

    • Essential Personal Finance: A Practical Guide for Students

      Luu, L., Lowe, J., Butler, J. & Byrne, T., 10 Mar 2017, 1st edition ed. England: Routledge. 312 p.

      Research output: Book/ReportBook

    • Compound Interest/Return

      Luu, L., 30 Apr 2015, Personal Finance: An Encyclopedia of Modern Money Management. Friedberg, B. (ed.). California, USA: ABC CLIO , p. 47-48 2 p.

      Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

    • Mortgage

      Luu, L., Apr 2015, Personal Finance: An Encyclopedia of Modern Money Management. Friedberg, B. (ed.). ABC CLIO , p. 165-166 3 p.

      Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

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    • Real Estate

      Luu, L., Apr 2015, Personal Finance: An Encyclopedia of Modern Money Management. Friedberg, B. (ed.). ABC CLIO , p. 190-192 3 p.

      Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

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