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Fine Print

Informal; all of the terms of a contract, rather than simply its main provisions. The fine print of a contract, as its name suggests, often appears in a smaller font, and can be cumbersome to read completely. For this reason, restrictions or terms disadvantageous to one party might be hidden in the fine print. This fact is the origin of the phrase, "Always read the fine print."
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Low-priced brochure print in small print runs at onlineprinters.
Instead, they put important stuff in the small print to trick you, mislead you, manipulate you.
People taking out payday loans tend to think they have suffered about double the average financial loss of the population generally by not getting to grips with the small print on products, according to the findings from the Money Advice Service.
I have tried for a long time to read the small print, and the older I get, the harder it becomes.
The research also looked at the length of the small print surrounding some bank accounts.
The review of nine firms by the consumer watchdog comes amid rising anger that technicalities in small print are being used to reject legitimate claims.
We had a wonderful experience, the on line bookings - although heavy with instructions and small print - made the boarding card clear and precise, as was the baggage allowance ,and we were even able to reserve the seats on the plane both ways.
But hidden in the small print are astronomical charges which come in after the cooling-off period has ended.
Kevin Stelfox, Sales Director at Retirement Solutions Ltd believes the small print and sheer number of different types of policies can be really confusing for the consumer, commenting that: "There are so many different types of policy on the market, covering different groups of people or individuals.
A LAWYER nicknamed Mr Loophole was yesterday pounds 5,000 out of pocket after failing to read the small print on a pet insurance policy.
Now back home, Gemma is warning others to check their policy's small print, and is calling on insurers to take more action to make sure people know what they have to declare.

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