1. Always save copies of your orders and receipts from online purchases. Many stores will redirect one to a page after you've submitted an order detailing anything that was bought, customer information, the prices, etc. You should either print a copy of this or save a duplicate to your computer in case any issues arise before the end of the return period. Ensure that you save any emails about your items' status or correspondence with the company regarding your orders, too.
2. Sign up for your favorite online stores' newsletters. Often times online stores will be sending out daily, weekly or monthly newsletters with special sales, discounts and deals. If you like to save cash, you might be able to score some good deals on items you were going to purchase anyway.
3. When you shop online, use a credit card as opposed to a debit card. This is because charge cards are based on your credit, not the amount of money in your bank account. In case a internet hacker gets your banking information, they can completely ruin you within a point of hours.
4. Learn more about the payment methods provided by the online store you are interested in. Most stores supply you with the option to pay with a credit card or with PayPal. A charge card is a safe option only if the store features a secure server. If you do not see any details about safety, it is best to go through another store.
5. When shopping online, most places only accept debit or credit cards. Remember this when you are choosing a site to shop from. In the event you don't feel relaxed providing the company with your bank card information, look for another site. Try to find a site that offers a safe and secure page when you're adding your credit card information.