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Online Shopping Tips to Keep Close to Your Wallet

Online Shopping Tips to Keep Close to Your Wallet

July 25, 2016

Online shopping makes it easy and convenient to search for — and buy — the must-have items on your wish list.

Before you buy, check out this video for tips on avoiding hassles, getting the right product at the right price, and protecting your financial information:



Looking for a great product at a great price? These tips can help.

Here’s a quick cheat sheet:

  • Confirm that the seller is legit. Look for reviews about their reputation and customer service, and be sure you can contact the seller if you have a dispute.
  • Pay by credit card to ensure added protections, and never mail cash or wire money to online sellers.
  • Keep records of online transactions until you get the goods.

Want to know more? Check out more ways to ensure hassle-free online shopping.

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