Money Is 'buy now, pay later' actually costing us more?

02:32  08 january  2018
02:32  08 january  2018 Source:   msn.com

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Money is taken out of a purse© AAP Image/Alan Porritt Money is taken out of a purse A new finance technology company is offering a new method of 'buy now, pay later' but experts warn it could be dangerous.

ZipMoney is described as an alternative payment solution for out of pocket healthcare costs with weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.

So far more than 1000 healthcare providers are onboard - including dental, audiology, podiatry, optometry and medical.

Clinics are charged a merchant fee, similar to a accepting visa or mastercard.

Dentist Dr Rueben Sim says it's been popular at his practice.

"Patients that need more extensive treatment like multiple dental implants, multiple crowns and root canals, extensive work that needs quite a bit of time, that's going to be quite hard for the public system to cope," he said.

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Many buy now pay later payment plans target people with less than perfect credit, and sometimes there’s no credit check at all. Stores with Buy Now Pay Later Payment Plans. We ’ve organized these retail stores by what they sell.

Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) allows you to delay payment for 12 months. The payment free period starts when you place your order (including items which are purchased on Shop Direct Finance Company Ltd (exclusive credit broker). Capital One (lender) pay us for the introduction. Learn More .

While the average loan is around $3000, Dr Sim told 9NEWS it's handy for those who need to fork out even larger amounts for urgent work.

The maxiumum loan is $30,000, with interest-free periods ranging between six to 24 months.

If patients fail to pay it back within the interest-free period, the interest on the outstanding balane is charged at 19.9 percent.

Consumer advocates are warning potential users to make sure they look closely at the fine print.

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