South Korean workers put a fourth of their earnings into financial products, such as time deposits and stocks, a recent survey shows.
The poll carried out on 786 salaried workers by Hunet, a provider of career education, found that 91.5% of the respondents invested their money in various financial products.
According to the findings, which allowed the respondents to choose multiple answers, 63.1% of them prefer low-risk investment products like time deposits and fixed deposits, reported the Yonhap News Agency.
Another 48.5% said they invested money in stocks, bonds and mutual funds.
Insurance and pension products came in third with 33.3%, and property was fourth with 34.8%, the survey showed.