May 23, 2024

FinCap Friday: Buy Now, Pay Late!

The Buy Now, Pay Later service options we see when shopping online have only become more accessible, more popular, and more... risky?

Aside from the fact that many of these plans come with interest, data shows that many people are making late payments and incurring late fees. How big is this problem? What else should people be aware of when using Buy Now, Pay later services? Find out in this week's FinCap Friday below:

Click here to access the Kahoot quiz and discussion prompt. If you're short on time, try our simplified No Tech version containing embedded questions right in the slide deck. If you prefer embedding the quiz questions right into the video, check out this Edpuzzle video.

About the Author

Yanely Espinal

Born and raised by Dominican, immigrant parents in Brooklyn, Yanely is a proud product of NYC public schools. She graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in 2007 before going on to receive her bachelor's degree at Brown University in 2011. As a Teach For America corps member, Yanely taught third and fourth grade in Canarsie, Brooklyn. She received her master's degree from Relay Graduate School of Education in 2013. She spends her spare time making YouTube videos about personal finance on her channel, MissBeHelpful. Yanely also loves to dance, sew, paint, listen to podcasts, and babysit her 10 nieces and nephews!

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