Maybe you’re curious about how to forgive some of your student loan debt or getting a home warranty, but don’t let scammers take advantage of that!
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Lechelle Yates from the Better Business Bureau joins 2 Wants to Know to talk about scams and the best practices you can take to protect yourself.
Buy now, pay later
BBB has a warning for us about the new buy now/pay later options we see popping up in almost every online shopping cart.
Afterpay is a popular one. It breaks the cost of an item into 4 easy fixed payments, from $4 mascara to a Peloton bike. But this new payment option, which is really a loan, does not have the same consumer protections as credit cards.