Holiday Shopping Tips
Shopping? Then it pays to be a savvy consumer. These tips from the FTC will
help you shop wisely.
- Know who you're dealing with.
- Protect your privacy.
- While online
order only on a secure server.
- Guard your online password.
- Pay the safest way.
Know Your Rights
- Check the refund and return policy
- Read the fine print.
- Check delivery dates.
- Review warranties.
Get the Best Deal
- Compare prices.
- Check shipping and handling fees.
- Order early to allow plenty of time for shipment and
Keep Good Records
- Track your purchases.
- Keep receipts & website printouts
Source: Federal Trade Commission
Last Editorial Review: 12/15/2005