1. A good online shopping tip to remember is to leave feedback after buying from a source you've never bought from before. This will help the both of you because you'll remember whether you've experienced a good experience from them, and they can also obtain a reputation as being a seller.
2. Turn it into a habit to register for price alerts. This goes even for purchases that you've recently made. Price alerts will let you know each time a product has dropped to some price you like. And if you've recently purchased at full price, you can ask for a price adjustment to meet the new deal.
3. If a website is not secure, do not buy something. Simply look up at the website address when you are shopping. If you notice an "https" as opposed to an "http," you can feel confident enough to insert your credit card information. However, if there is no "s" inside the address, start working on a different site to be around the safe side.
4. Always remember your financial budget and credit limits while shopping online. The virtual arena of online shopping has got a lot of people in serious debt. You need to look at online shopping in the same way you look at offline shopping. Never buy items online that you don't have the cash to pay for.
5. Be sure that you're entering your payment details on a good site. Try to find "https://" within the URL in the site that you're trying to buy something from. If you don't see that or no sign of any website security, then it's probably a great idea not to trust those people with your account information.