security1Online sales are expected to reach up to 15 percent this 2013 holiday! However, you should keep yourself safe when shopping so here are tips for you.

  1. Always make smart online purchases. Verify the website address of the site where you are shopping. See if they have an “s” in their https and that it has a closed padlock in the URL bar.
  2. Don’t just click on anything. Be sure that you are not redirected to a fraudulent website by checking or typing in the direct website address of the site.
  3. Allot your budget when shopping, and avoid making any unrealistic purchases.
  4. Keep a record of your online receipts.

These are only some tips, which will help you secure your personal and credit card information when shopping online. Check out the full story today!

Source: Market Watch