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Department staff is available to assist with any questions at (800) 922-1594 (toll free in SC) or 803-734-4200 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding State holidays. You can also email general questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What You Need to Know About Flood Damaged Vehicles (PDF) - Here are tips to keep in mind when car shopping to avoid buying a flood-damaged vehicle.
Gas Prices (PDF) - Consumers can use these tips to help stretch their dollar and get the most out of a gas purchase
Credit Reports - What They Are and Why They Matter (PDF) - Learn the basics of credit reports including how they are used, improving your credit score and the common credit myths.
CARD Act (PDF) - Consumers can use this guide to know their rights under the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility & Disclosure Act.
Consumer Rights Regarding Loans (PDF) - A summary of your rights and responsibilities when it comes to consumer loans.
Credit Basics (PDF) - Learn your rights as a consumer and responsibilities of creditors when it comes to credit.
Protect Your Money (PDF) - Protect yourself or someone you love from thefts, scams and fraud with these tips.
Refund Anticipation Loans (PDF) - Have you heard an ad promising "Fast Cash Refunds"? SCDCA suggests these tips to help you hang on to your hard earned money.
Recovering from a Disaster (PDF) - Natural disasters can cause a major inconvenience in your life. Here's what to do after the storm.
The IRS, Taxes and You (PDF) - Refund anticipation loans, free tax help, tax scams, there are plenty of things to watch for during tax season.
10 Freebies (PDF) - Here are 10 things you can do to be a savvy consumer.
Be A Savvy Shopper This Holiday Season (PDF) - Follow these shopping tips to get the most from your holiday deals.
Motor Club Services (PDF) - Motor Club Services can keep you in the fast lane, but consumers should carefully weigh their options before settling into the driver's seat.
Preneed Funeral Contracts (PDF) - While a preneed contract can offer peace of mind, it's important to do research before signing on the dotted line. Here's what consumers need to know.
Prepaid Legal Services (PDF) - Get the fast fact on what prepaid legal services are and things to consider before committing to a contractual agreement.
Shopping and Overspending (PDF)- When going on shopping sprees, consider these long-term effects overspending can have.