More than half of Russians will continue to save money, or power, to “tighten their belts” after the mode isolation. This is evidenced by the results of a study of the Bank “Opening”, which examined the Agency “Prime”.
According to him, this decision was made by 56 percent of respondents. About one-third of citizens said that they will continue to live after the lifting of restrictive measures as before, without a strong economy. At the same time, every twenty-fifth of respondents prepared to spend more money on goods and services that were not available during the period of quarantine measures. Seven percent of Russians found it difficult to determine the potential level of expenses after release from isolation.
they Also found that a number of citizens are planning to renovate in the summer. Plans to improve the situation in the apartment, house or cottage spoke every fifth of respondents. Slightly less than half of citizens will be spent on construction work less than 60 thousand, 14 percent — up to 90 thousand rubles, approximately the same number of citizens willing to invest in the renovation of up to 150 thousand rubles, and a quarter of respondents will spend more than 150 thousand rubles.
Earlier it was reported that a third of the population of Russia has reduced its food costs after the introduction of restrictive measures to combat coronavirus. 35 percent of Russians said they spend less on products at the same time, 27 percent did not notice the change in the cost of food. However, 38 percent of citizens said that the increased cost of food.
In late April, the expert of the National center for financial literacy Elena Bobkova has given advice to Russians on how to drop some unnecessary expenses from the “last” of life to successfully save during a pandemic coronavirus. She called for a review of spending on various services of mobile communication, the Internet and television, to get rid of unnecessary subscriptions, and to reduce the consumption of certain services. In General, to reduce costs is to switch completely to online resources and communication in instant messengers. She also recommended not to buy clothes and shoes in online stores despite big discounts and eat homemade food.