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Look Out For Layaway Fees

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Layaway is making a big ‘ol comeback…but keep these fee things in mind because not all programs are free:


Minimum Purchase:  Retailers may require at least $100 worth of products in order for you to take advantage.

Down Payments:  Some initial payments range from 10-20% of the entire cost.

Fees:  Up front service fees may be part of the deal.  If they're required, sometimes they're $5…sometimes $10.

Availability:  It could take up to 14 days after you completed payments before you get take your merchandise home.