Live Now, Pay Later looks at how young people are increasingly affected by today’s culture of “must have” materialism.
This series of films asks whether ‘spend, spend, spend’ obsessions are created by a society that puts huge pressure on young people to wear the right clothes, own the latest gadgets and stay ahead of the pack, drawing them into huge debt.
The programs ask where the responsibility lies for the growing number of under-30s declaring bankruptcy. Does it lie with the credit card companies promising ready cash to gullible teenagers; with the parents who continue to bail their children out of trouble; or with the young people themselves?... Read more.