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Legislating legibility When Congress recently wrote and passed new credit card legislation, the esteemed lawmakers essentially ruled out the fine print. Provisions in the bill actually set the minimum point size and stipulate that the print on applications and disclosures must be readable. This is great news for the elderly and others with poor eyesight, but did anyone think about putting all those disclosures in layman’s terms so we can actually understand what we’re seeing?

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