Fine print, big world: strategies for avoiding gotchas

The World

We’ve spent the whole week talking about the fine print ? on our student loan bills, on our bank statements, and on our mortgages ? but that’s just a small portion of what we see in fine print everyday. How do we manage all the other fine print in our lives? And when do we throw in the towel and decide it’s not worth reading anymore? Gary Belsky, author of “Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes And How To Correct Them,” and Beth Kobliner, Takeaway contributor and author of “Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance In Your Twenties and Thirties,” share and debate their differing strategies.

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