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Popular sneaker shop Flight Club is now letting customers finance their sneaker buys. According to Kicks on Fire, Flight Club is marketing towards a younger demographic with a new financing opportunity—which comes with interest rates starting at 10% and rocketing up to 30%.
At a site where shoes can run up to $11,000 a pair, it's not too crazy to see why the demand for a financing option was there. Although, as Kicks on Fire dutifully points out, kids do understand that the financed sneakers now cost more, right? A pair of Yeezy Boosts that originally cost $2,250 are hiked up over $3,000 after tax and interest rates are factored in, and it's a slippery slope to a terrible credit score if payments aren't made on time. "Are you really going to put your credit in jeopardy for a pair of Yeezys?" the post reads. "If the answer is yes, I suggest that you reevaluate your priorities in life."