1. Always remember your finances and credit limits when shopping online. The virtual world of online shopping has got a lot of people in serious debt. You need to look at online shopping in the same manner you look at offline shopping. Never buy items online that you don't have the cash to pay for.
2. Make sure to read all the information about any product you are considering purchasing. Just looking at a picture online can be deceiving sometimes. It will make a product look bigger or smaller than it is. Make sure to look at the description which means you know exactly what you are actually purchasing.
4. Before making a purchase, compare prices on several websites. Try to find special coupons and offers on these websites to make sure you are getting the best bargain possible. Also look into what it really will cost for the shipping on the items and if there are free freight options open to you.
5. When you are creating any purchases on the internet and you are required to make a user account, never make use of the same passwords that you use on other websites. Do not make use of your e-mail or banking password to make a free account to buy shoes from a web retailer. If somebody was able to check this out password, they might have access to not only your profile on the retailer's store.