November 30, 2020

Covid lockdown: Impulsive online spending like a drug – BBC News

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-54875081

“Online retail can be a lifeline for people living with mental health problems who may struggle to leave the house, especially during the pandemic. But pushy sites and tempting buy now, pay later offers can cause people to spend more than they can afford, risking both their financial and mental health,” said Helen Undy, chief executive of the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute.