esbs website poll results – Do you shop second hand?

In July we asked how many of you try to save money on purchases, so for August we took it a step further and surveyed your attitude to a specific money saving tip – shopping second hand.

Most of those surveyed enjoy the convenience of the internet as 57% of respondents browse internet auction sites, while only 14% declare charity shops their best friend for a bargain. The remaining third stick to buying new.

Do you shop second hand?Results
Yep, charity shops are my best friend14%
Sometimes, I’ll take a look on internet auction sites57%
Nope, I always buy new29%


This month we’re asking if you keep track of your credit score, take a second to share your thoughts here.