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Old Jul 18, 2013, 8:40 AM   #1
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I am planning to purchase a DSLR (Nikon to be specific) and some accessories. It is very difficult to restrict the budget to the camera body alone. There is one lens I would like to add to my current collection, batteries, Flash, bag and other things I may be missing. With all the accessories, the bill is totalling up much more than I thought I could shell out. Are there any big photo retail stores that finance for no interest upto 12 or 18 months?

Any ideas, help and pointers appreciated.

Thank you in advance.

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Old Jul 18, 2013, 9:01 AM   #2
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Can't help with that, but I have gotten a couple offers for credit cards recently, which are interest free for the first year (on purchases). A possibility maybe?

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Best Buy does if you get their credit card.
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Old Jul 19, 2013, 4:28 PM   #4
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Have you thought of getting a used body ? KEH offers used cameras that are as good as new, you might save a few bucks there and be able to afford some of the other items. Just a thought.
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Thank you for replying. It looks like the 0% APR seems to be the only solution. I am working on it and hopefully it works. Thank you once again!
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It appears to me that you can't really afford to do what your hoping for.
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Thank you for replying. It looks like the 0% APR seems to be the only solution. I am working on it and hopefully it works. Thank you once again!
I have never heard of a finance plan where they pay you - which is about the only thing better than 0%. However, Best Buy's Rewards program comes close where a $1000 purchase with 0% for 18 months 'same as cash' would also pay you $20 with the basic (non-Silver level) rewards program that would buy you a filter or sd card...or anything in the store for $20 less.
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Advice, buy used.
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