Some users of Buy Now, Pay Later programs like Klarna and Affirm say they have faced unexpected denials or lower spending limits when they try to make purchases.
WSJ personal-finance reporter Imani Moise joins host J.R. Whalen to explain why the companies are tightening credit standards.
0:00 Buy now, pay later programs, explained
0:53 How these programs compare to a credit card or layaway plan
2:13 Why buy now, pay later programs are changing
3:50 The impact of higher interest rates
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