The poll showed how Russians prefer to go with free money

© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli in photobacteria in the operating room of the Bank. Archival photoThe poll showed how Russians prefer to go with free money© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli the image Bank

About half of Russians believe that Bank deposits are the most appropriate option for the treatment of savings, said in a report on the results of the poll at the disposal of RIA Novosti.

«From January to October 2018, the share of respondents who consider the option of contribution at the expense of the best option of the disposition of surplus funds is 42-51%, directly in October — 46%… that it is better to take the money from the Bank today says a third of respondents (34%),» reads the report.

According to VTSIOM, the question «do you think now is the best time to spend or to save?» 64% of respondents chose the answer «Now it is better to spend the minimum, trying to save the maximum amount possible for the future.» Supporters to dispose all the available money at once was 24% of Russians.

According to the survey, more than half (51%) of Russians are not ready to make major purchases, 29% of respondents, however, believe that now is a good time for large purchases.

The survey was conducted on 24 October 2018, among 1.6 thousand respondents. The maximum size of the error with 95% probability does not exceed 2.5%, the report said.