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Educating, empowering, and protecting consumers is a top priority for DCA. One of the ways we do this is by offering tips on a variety of topics to help you be a smart consumer.

Shopping for Goods

Shopping for Goods

Tips include what to look for when shopping electronics, used cars and other goods from retailers.
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Shopping for Services

Shopping for Services

Tips include what to look for when hiring home improvement contractors, tax preparers, employment agencies, immigration assistance service providers, and other service businesses.
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Credit/Debt

Credit/Debt

Tips include how to deal with debt collection agencies and how to manage your money to help build credit and savings and reduce debt.
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Scams

Scams

Tips include how to spot false advertising, identity theft prevention and other ways to protect your money from getting into the wrong hands.
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Consumer Protection Tips for Young Adults

Consumer Protection Tips for Young Adults

Young adults face consumer challenges every day. DCA created a series of tip sheets to educate young adults about their rights and how the spending decisions they make today will affect their future.
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Consumer Protection Tips for Older Adults

Consumer Protection Tips for Older Adults

Older adults face unique consumer challenges. DCA created these tips to educate older adults about common frauds and financial issues and where to turn for help.
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Consumer Protection Tips for Immigrants

Consumer Protection Tips for Immigrants

Immigrants face unique challenges in the workplace and marketplace. DCA created these tips to educate immigrants about their rights and where to turn for help.
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Consumer Protection Tips for Women

Consumer Protection Tips for Women

Women face unique challenges in the workplace and marketplace. DCA created these tips to educate women about ways to protect themselves and where to turn for help.
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