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You may have heard the term fine print before.
The fine print means all of the details.
The fine print is usually written.
If you have seen the fine print, it means that you have seen all the information.
Very important information about your option might only be found in the fine print.
Always ask to see the fine print before you
The fine print is often found in a contract, or another piece of paper that you have to sign.
Ask someone you trust to go through the information with you before you sign anything
A decision supporter can help you to understand the fine print.
You might get a salesperson to explain the fineprint to you.
Then always talk it over with a person that you trust.
The salesperson has a vested interest in your decision.
They may not tell you everything you need to know.
It is best to not let a person that has an interest in your decision explain the fine print to you.
You have found information about your options.
Now you need to know if you can believe what you have found out.
It helps to know where the information came from.
If you were given this information by a person ask
Some people might benefit from your decision. This is called a vested interest.
If they have a vested interest they may not give you all of the information you need to know.
They might only tell you the good things.
Or they might not tell you the truth.
One example is a person selling you a new TV.
They may say you will not get a better price anywhere else.
And this may be true.
They may also tell you this because they will make money if you buy your TV from them.
Advertisements will usually only tell you the good things.
Try to get information about each option from more than one place.
If you have made a decision to buy something, get prices from 2 or 3 places.
Talk to more than one person.
Look at more than one web site.
A decision supporter or someone that you trust can help you work out which information you can trust.
As you know more about your options you will find that some will work for you.
And some won't.
Once you know about your options you might find you need to look for more.
This is a normal part of making a decision.