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Why You Should Always Read The Fine Print Before Agreeing to 0% Financing

POSTED: William PinilisNovember 2, 2016 at 11:45 AM / Retailers, Contracts, Consumer Tips

They say you should always read the fine print. And perhaps it’s never more important than when agreeing to a deferred-interest payment plan.

20 NJ Gym’s Fined in Statewide Crackdown Over Member Contracts

POSTED: William PinilisApril 15, 2016 at 11:30 AM / Contracts

No one likes being locked into an expensive gym membership contract.  But that is exactly what has been happening with gyms across the state of New Jersey. These gyms have locked their members into long-term contracts without first securing proper financial backup required by law.

Democrats Propose an End to Mandatory Arbitration

We've talked a lot about mandatory arbitration lately and we're not the only ones. In a recent piece published by the Huffington Post Politics Blog, Minnesota Senator Al Franken and U. S. Representative Hank Johnson are letting their thoughts known.

Companies with Forced Arbitration Clauses

A recent investigative piece published by The New York Times has put the spotlight on a growing trend among companies American consumers do business with each and every day:  mandatory arbitration clauses in the fine print of consumer and employment contracts.

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