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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.
COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is highlighting the importance of financial literacy during National Financial Literacy Month. SCDCA is offering tips and webinars throughout April to help South Carolinians improve their finance skills.
The following are quick tips to keep in mind when following five money basics:
In celebration of Financial Literacy month, SCDCA is offering free financial literacy webinars every Wednesday in April. To register for a webinar, click the corresponding link or visit the SCDCA’s Upcoming Presentations webpage:
April 7 at 10:30 a.m. - Financial Literacy Resources
April 14 at 10:30 a.m. - Handling Debt
April 21 at 10:30 a.m. - Credit Reports- What They Are & Why They Matter
April 28 at 10: 30 a.m. - State of Credit Report
SCDCA continues to advocate for financial literacy by partnering with programs such as LifeSmarts, a consumer program for teens, and providing free education to consumers with weekly webinars, publications and presentations. For more free financial literacy resources, visit https://consumer.sc.gov/consumer-resources.
The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs aims to protect consumers from inequities in the marketplace through advocacy, complaint mediation, enforcement and education. To file a complaint or get information on consumer issues, visit www.consumer.sc.gov or call toll-free, 1 (800) 922-1594.