FCAA is Saskatchewan’s financial and consumer marketplace regulator.
Signing a contract without reading it could cost you a lot of money!
The pace of modern life means most people are busy. It seems that there is never enough time in the day to get everything done. When someone hands you a wordy contract full of strange language, it is tempting to skip over the text and sign at the bottom. Do not get trapped by the fine print. Read the contract!
Three things to look for
Getting through dense text can be tough, but you should look for these three things before you sign:
Ask for clarification if you do not understand terms or definitions. If you still are not sure, a lawyer can help you interpret the contract to see if it is an agreement you are willing to sign.