Research Cycle

 Vol 5|No 2|December|2008
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Reading (and Questioning) the Fine Print

By Jamie McKenzie

Millions of Americans have been forced from their homes in part because they signed mortgage agreements that contained clauses and terms that were unfair to consumers. Many of these people did not read the documents carefully or ask the right questions about their mortgages.

This article demonstrates the importance of educating all citizens to a level of comprehension so they can protect themselves in a marketplace that often operates on an ethical code known as "buyer beware."

Would you sign this agreement?

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