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The Russians should drop some unnecessary expenses from the “last” of life to successfully save during a pandemic coronavirus, says Elena Bobkova, expert of the National center for financial literacy. Her words leads RIA Novosti.
According to the specialist, not necessarily to adhere to the “austerity” in the period of self-isolation, however, it is necessary to observe some rules.
So, first we need to identify the unavoidable expenses, such as utilities, mortgage payments, food costs and household chemicals. When counting, you should take into account even the smallest expenses and remember that the consumption of electricity and water will inevitably increase.
The next step is to review spending on various cellular services, Internet and television. It is possible that during a pandemic it will be possible 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.
Bobkov also recommends not to buy clothes and shoes in online stores despite big discounts and eat home-made food as it is healthier and cheaper.
“All of these tools is very simple, but when applied it is important to remember that the basis for painless savings is, first and foremost, the restructuring of consumer consciousness: acquire only what is really necessary for you to ensure functioning of themselves and their families,” — said the expert.
Earlier it became known that the cost of the average Russian during the period of isolation may be reduced by a third.
According to the latest data, in Russia were more than 99 thousand cases of infection with coronavirus. The country 1037 people died as a result of the pandemic.
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