Should you buy now, pay later for back to school? | Personal finance

Should you buy now, pay later for back to school?  |  Personal finance

Jackie Veling Inflation has been hitting family budgets all summer and the latest line item to take a hit is school supplies. According to the National Retail Federation, which released its annual back-to-school survey in July 2022, shoppers felt the pressure, cutting spending in other categories and working longer hours to cover school supplies. They’re … Read more

Should you buy now, pay later for back to school? | Personal finance

Should you buy now, pay later for back to school?  |  Personal finance

Jackie Veling Inflation has been hitting family budgets all summer and the latest line item to take a hit is school supplies. According to the National Retail Federation, which released its annual back-to-school survey in July 2022, shoppers felt the pressure, cutting spending in other categories and working longer hours to cover school supplies. They’re … Read more

3 times debt can be a useful tool | Smart Change: Personal Finance

3 times debt can be a useful tool |  Smart Change: Personal Finance

Sara Rathner In some corners of the world of personal financial advice, getting into debt is the worst thing you can do. And yes, some forms of debt, especially those that charge high interest rates, can keep you stuck in a debt cycle for years. However, there are times when debt taking has a purpose … Read more