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#259: 4th Graders Read A Credit Card Agreement

March 19th, 2011

Episode 358 of 974 episodes

On today's Planet Money, we read the thing you've never read: your credit card agreement. And we pose the question: Does it really have to be so long and complicated? We talk to a lawyer who says yes, it really does have to be so long and complicated. We talk to a consultant whose job is to make it simpler. And we ask 4th graders to read a credit-card agreement and tell us what they think.

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