Rent-To-Own Electronics Could End Up Costing You Three Times The Retail Price

Rent-To-Own Electronics Could End Up Costing You Three Times The Retail Price

For decades, rent-to-own services like Rent-A-Center have advertised themselves as an affordable way to purchase pricey electronics and appliances by making monthly payments. But while it might seem tempting to make a small monthly payment on a huge TV, an investigation by our smarter siblings at Consumer Reports says you could end up paying upward of three times the retail price if you go the rent-to-own route. [More]