10 Commandments of Online Shopping

Take a few time and protect yourself from fraud online.

Here’s the Ten Commandments of Online Shopping.

  1. Do not shop while you are using public Wi-Fi hotspots.
  2. Do not save your credit card information for any website.
  3. Don’t let your browser save passwords for different sites.
  4. Use a credit card, not your debit card for your online purchases.
  5. Shop reputable, familiar stores.
  6. Make sure you shopping on a secure site.
  7. Use a multi-layered approach for protecting your PC.( firewall is on, use an anti-virus program, and use an anti-malware program )
  8. A reputable online store will have a privacy policy.
  9. Before you buy, be sure find out specifics such as: packaging costs, delivery costs, when you will be billed for the item, whether you can track your order online, what the return policy is, etc. Always print out a copy of your order for your records.
  10. Frequently go through your credit card statements carefully to be sure there aren’t charges you didn’t authorize.

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