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Poste, Palermo lovers of savings: almost everyone has a booklet and one out of two has interest-bearing bonds

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Savings books and postal savings bonds are confirmed among the forms of savings most loved by the citizens of the province of Palermo.
Throughout the province there are over 860,000 active savings books and about 654,000 postal savings bonds subscribed.
On average, almost all the inhabitants of the province have a savings account and one out of two citizens has an interest-bearing postal voucher.

Numbers that confirm the importance of these products in the savings choices of Italians: in total there are over 30 million postal savings books and about 47 million postal savings bonds subscribed in the country.
“Postal savings thanks to its characteristics are confirmed as a secure tool, as guaranteed by the Italian government and flexible, as it can also be managed through the website or through the BancoPosta App, confirming the importance of the development of digital channels for the company headed by Matteo Del Fante “.

Thus we read in a note from Poste Italiane, which recalls: “All holders of a smart postal book can directly access the 180-day SuperSmart offer online, which allows them to obtain a higher interest rate on the amounts set aside at the time of expiry.
Furthermore, until April 21, 2022, the Supersmart Premium 150-day offer is available, subject to early closure by Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, aimed at holders of smart passbooks who bring new liquidity to Poste Italiane.
The offer dedicated to the new liquidity, which it allows to obtain at maturity a rate of 0.75% gross per annum on the amounts set aside, it is available at all post offices or online on or on the BancoPosta App “.

Savings books and postal savings bonds are products guaranteed by the Italian State and are free of costs, except for tax charges; the vouchers are also exempt from inheritance tax and subject to a subsidized taxation of 12.50% on interest.