1. Always save copies of your orders and receipts from online purchases. Many stores will redirect you to definitely a page after you've submitted your order detailing exactly what 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. Be sure to save any emails regarding your items' status or correspondence with the company regarding your orders, too.
2. A good online shopping tip to remember is always 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 if you've experienced a good experience from them, and they will also gain a reputation as a seller.
3. When you shop online, make sure the site you happen to be on starts off with "https". The "S" means that the site is secure, which entails that you could safely enter your personal information without having to concern yourself with identity theft. If a site lacks the "S" in it, you might like to avoid using it.
4. Always remember your financial budget and credit limits when you shop online. The virtual realm of online shopping has gotten a lot of people in serious debt. You need to take a look at online shopping in a similar manner you look at offline shopping. Never buy items online that you don't have the cash to pay for.
5. When you enjoy the convenience of frequent internet shopping, it's extremely important to keep changing the passwords you use for each and every account. Every few weeks or so, make up a whole new password for your bank and the shopping sites directly. Use abstract words, combined with numbers and other odd characters for that strongest passwords.