1. If you're making an online purchase, don't hesitate to contact customer care if you have a matter. By contacting customer service prior to making your order, you'll find out how helpful customer service is and how quickly they respond. This really is useful information to have in case something fails after you've made your purchase.
2. If you find a great product on your own favorite site, search for it in the search engines before you buy it. Make note of the model number or brand, and do a quick search to successfully can't have it cheaper from somewhere else. You might be able to save a few dollars this way.
3. Make it a habit to register for price alerts. This goes for purchases that you've recently made. Price alerts will let you know when a product has dropped to a price you like. And when you've recently purchased at full price, you can request a price adjustment to meet the brand new deal.
4. Online shopping is a great way to find items that are out of stock at your local store. As an example, if you are unable to find a certain size of jeans at the store in your area, you can look on the store's website and learn if they are available to be shipped to you.
5. Be sure that you're entering your payment details on a safe and secure site. Search for "https://" inside the URL in the site that you're attempting to buy something from. If you don't see that or no sign of any website security, then it's probably a wise idea not to trust those people along with your account information.