Short $100? Put Your HoneyBaked Ham On Layaway

Photo: Ed via The Consumerist

We know a HoneyBaked ham is expensive, but it’s not that expensive.A “Royal Feast” banquet “fit for the King, Queen and entire palace” goes for $209.95 on its website, while for those on a serious budget, a “Family Feast” costs $129.95. 

However the Consumerist reports the holiday ham-maker is pulling a Walmart and trotting out layaway to help shoppers pay for Thanksgiving this year.

Says Ed, the reader who submitted the photo at right: “I’m sorry but if you need layaway for a ham, don’t get ham.” Fighting words, Ed!

Read our coverage on why layaway is such a terrible, horrible, no-good idea and then …

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