1. Always save copies of your orders and receipts from online purchases. Many stores will redirect you to a page after you've submitted your order detailing everything that was bought, customer information, the prices, etc. You should either print a duplicate of this or save a duplicate to your computer in case any issues arise before the end of the return period. Make sure to save any emails regarding your items' status or correspondence with the company regarding your orders, too.
2. Take the time to browse through different online stores to evaluate the products offered. Unless you have your mind set on a specific brand, you need to take the time to compare different products. Select one with all the features you need and compare prices too. Visit your favorite online stores often since new releases become available on a regular basis.
3. Be sure that you're entering your payment details on a secure site. Search for "https://" in the URL from the site that you're seeking to buy something from. If you don't see that or no sign of any website security, then it's probably a good idea not to trust those people with your account information.
4. To help protect your credit, use only one credit card for online purchases. This will help you quickly track your spending habits when the bank card statement comes in the mail. If you notice any charges that you simply did not make, call the credit card company immediately and report it to them.
5. Check out coupon sites. Anything you want to buy might have coupons or discount codes. Before buying something, ensure that you have the ability to have a few seconds and do a quick search. You could even desire to bookmark some coupon sites to have ready when you buy.