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Buy Now, Pay Later: Consumer protections needed for the popular new way to pay

Consumer Reports analysis highlighting six key areas where users may experience gaps in consumer protection when making purchases with Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) loans. CR’s goal is both to alert consumers about potential risks and friction points in using these products when they shop; and to encourage the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to quickly enact stronger consumer protections for this popular, rapidly growing form of payment.