If You Used BNPL Over The Holidays, Here's What You Should Know

The ease of using a BNPL plan to pay for that must-have item is precisely why some groups are urging caution.

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Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) usage hit an all-time high over the holidays, according to Adobe’s 2023 holiday shopping trend report

That is, a whopping $16.6 billion of a total $222 billion was spent via installment payments. 

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Jamie Feldman

Jamie Feldman is a journalist, essayist and content creator. After building a byline as a lifestyle editor for HuffPost, her articles and editorials have since appeared in Cosmopolitan, Betches, Nylon, Bustle, Parade, and Well+Good. Her journey out of credit card debt, which she chronicles on TikTok, has amassed a loyal social media following. Her story has been featured in Fortune, Business Insider and on The Today Show, NBC Nightly News, CBS News, and NPR. She is currently producing a podcast on the same topic and living in Brooklyn, New York.