esbs website poll results – Did Christmas impact your savings?

January can be tough financially after the festive season takes its toll, so we asked if Christmas impacted your savings at all. Over half of those asked had planned their savings ahead of time to accommodate the spending, while 14% achieved the same goal by keeping Christmas frugal. The remaining third took a hit to their savings with more to buy than anticipated.


Did Christmas impact your savings?Results
Nope, I plan my savings well in advance57%
Yes, there was so much more to do and buy than expected!29%
No, I keep Christmas pretty frugal14%


It’s coming up to two years since the Stamp Duty holiday was announced and we’d like to know if it had any effect on your house buying decisions. Let us know  here.