Back to school technology on finance

Students returning to school or heading off to university this year find themselves in a unique situation. With the potential for many schools, colleges and higher education classes to take place online, back to school tech is likely to play a key role in this academic year.

 

Whether you are buying for yourself or your children, getting the right back to school technology to suit your needs doesn’t always come cheap. That’s why many consumers choose to purchase things like laptops, tablets and printers on finance so that they can spread the cost over several months.

 

There are many options when it comes to back to school finance, including putting technology on a credit card or taking out a personal loan. Unfortunately, many of these finance deals will see you pay high rates of interest on your borrowing.

 

The best way to spread the cost of your back to school technology, without incurring any additional payments, is by using an interest-free credit purchase plan, like DivideBuy.

 

We partner with a range of technology retailers, allowing you to spread the cost of your purchases over a period between 2 and 12 months. All you need to do is visit the retailer’s website, select the DivideBuy option when you purchase something and you’ll get an immediate decision.

 

Getting a school laptop on finance

Getting a new school or university laptop or tablet on 0% finance is easy with one of our retailers. There are a wide range of laptops that are suitable for students of all ages.

 

Before you buy one, it’s important to think about what the machine will be used for and buy one with appropriate specs. Some of the most important things to consider are RAM, which helps a computer run smoothly, storage space and screen size.

 

Unless you or your son or daughter are pursuing a specialist art and design course that requires specific software, however, most PCs available will be more than adequate for general school and university work, web surfing, emails and gaming.

 

Many retailers may even offer special back-to-school deals on laptops and other tech to help you start the term with the gear you need. So keep your eyes peeled!

 

Getting Apple products on finance

Interest-free credit deals are also available on a wide range of Apple products through many of our retailers. Apple products such as MacBooks and iPads use a different operating system to most laptops and some people find them easier to use – though this is largely down to personal preference.

 

One thing that can’t be denied is Apple’s stylish product design. Many people are willing to pay a little extra for the products just because of how they look, particularly if they already use an iPhone or another Apple device. Using Apple products in parallel makes it easy to sync content between the various different devices you use.

 

If you want to get the new school year off to the best possible start without stretching your finances, whether it’s an Apple computer or iPad, a PC or laptop, or any other piece of tech, visit one of our electronic retail partners for the best back-to-school interest-free credit deals.

Recent Articles
10 good financial habits that could change your life
Good financial habits can, quite literally, change lives. Being responsible with money and living within your means takes practice, but learning how to manage your spending habits now could make for a stress-free financial future. Spending more than you earn, not having savings and getting into unmanageable debt are all bad financial habits that make […]
9th September 2021
Self-care made easy with interest free payments
As the lockdown restrictions of the last year have been lifted, we’re now able to get out and let our hair down. In the last 18 months, the cosmetic industry is dubbing the rise in self-care tends the “Zoom boom”, with both men and women spending more on self-care than ever before. Our directory of […]
6th September 2021
Don’t sweat the cost of home fitness
In our fast-paced world, fitting in gym sessions around a busy work or home life can sometimes be tricky. The good news is, you don’t need to go to the gym to keep fit. There is a huge range of gym kit available from our retailers, including treadmills, cross trainers, rowing machines, exercise bikes and […]
19th August 2021

Subscribe & Follow

Customer
Newsletter

Sign up to receive news, offers and new retailers as it happens.

Our use of cookies

We use necessary cookies to make our site work. We'd also like to set optional analytics cookies to help us improve it. We won't set optional cookies unless you enable them. Using this site will set a cookie on your device to remember your preferences.

For more detailed information about the cookies we use, see our Cookies page


Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions.


Analytics cookies

We'd like to set Google Analytics cookies to help us to improve our website by collecting and reporting information on how you use it. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone. For more information on how these cookies work, please see our Cookies page .


Skip to content