We tested the validity of a Spanish version of Strathman et al.’s (1994) Consideration
of Future Consequences Scale (CFC-S). A sample of 158 Uruguayan university students completed
the CFC-S scale and the Big Five Personality Inventory. We performed exploratory factor analyses
that showed that the scale resembles the bi-factorial structure found in some of the samples with
the English version, with a Future and an Immediate sub-scale. Results showed that the CFC Scale
has acceptable psychometric properties though refi nements are needed: the item 5 presents some
problems both in loadings and item-total correlations. Additionally, men scored higher than women
on the CFC-I sub-scale and, conscientiousness is the most correlated personality trait with the scale.