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When "buy now, pay later" becomes a way to pay for groceries

Nov 28, 2022
Many buy now, pay later services began as a way to help people make big-ticket purchases. Now, it's also a way to finance essentials.
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Buy now, pay later services are flourishing

Nov 30, 2021
Millennials are opting for plans that allow them to spread payments without accruing debt or interest.
Younger shoppers have changing attitudes about programs that allow them to spread out the payments of purchases.
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The Source Code: Max Levchin

Oct 2, 2017
An in-depth conversation with PayPal co-founder Max Levchin on American debt and his new startup, Affirm.
Co-founder and CEO of Affirm Max Levchin participates in a panel discussion at the New York Times 2015 DealBook Conference in New York City.
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