Online Shopping Safety Tips — October 2011, reviewed January 2013

Shopping online can be a great way to save dollars and time for many items.  However, you do need to protect your identity and private information.  To avoid hassles in online shopping, follow these tips.

These are just a few basic online shopping tips to safeguard your identity.  More can be learned at a new Federal Trade Commission website with address: http://OnGuardOnline.gov .