Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Sunday October 25, 2015

Lease A Smartphone Or Buy It? The Pros And Cons

The NYT breaks down the costs to see which might be preferable. Are you someone who is fine with paying more to get the latest and greatest?

We decided to do the math to take a closer look at the pros and cons of the early upgrade plans. We found that if you upgrade every year, you pay more over time than if you paid off a device and held on to it longer. But we also found that the extra costs of leasing are reasonably low, making early upgrades ideal for tech-loving consumers with disposable income.