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Dangers to Avoid When Shopping Online

submitted on November 18, 2010 by pablos17 in "Member's Lounge"
Shopping online can be a great way to avoid the crowds, compare prices with ease and find deals. But it can also put you at risk of becoming a victim of identity theft if you don't take the proper precautions. To keep your personal information safe, here are 10 things you should avoid doing while making purchases on the Web.


1. Blindly Clicking Into Unfamiliar Sites
2. Assuming You Have the Same Protections With Debit as Credit
3. Not Monitoring Your Accounts
4. Shopping From a Public Wi-Fi Connection
5. Billing Directly to Your Smart Phone
6. Wiring Money to Pay For an Item
7. Falling For Too-Good-to-Be-True Deals
8. Clicking a Link in an Unsolicited E-Mail
9. Clicking URLs on Social-Networking Sites
10. Assuming an Escrow Service Is Always Safe


Read the full article here:
http://finance.yahoo.com/banki.....-budgeting
        

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