Layaway can help shoppers pay for big-ticket items.
With the holidays approaching, many shoppers are searching for affordable methods of paying for big-ticket holiday gifts. If you are considering using a “layaway plan,” the Hillsborough County Consumer Protection Agency offers the following information: How Layaway Plans Work Questions to Ask Before Entering into a Layaway Agreement Be Familiar with Return Policies Before Making Purchases Help for Your Online Shopping Comparisons and Price Research Other online sites are also available. Consumers should always read the fine print and know what to expect before deciding to use layaway as a purchase option. Always check the retailer’s standing at the Better Business Bureau website.