Instead of chaotic mall shopping in the form of long lines, pitiful selection, and crowds, crowds, crowds, many people prefer to enjoy a peaceful shopping experience and plan to quietly finish buying gifts online. I confess, I am an online kind of gal. You could not pay me enough to head out to crowded malls on Christmas Eve, or even worse, Black Friday!
Yet even though you may be warm and snug shopping from your own home, and possibly from your own bed in your jammies, you may still unknowingly lend yourself to the madness of the Internet, and a bunch of scams and safety issues in the process.
Here are 7 ways to make sure your holiday online purchases are safe from scammers and financial predators.
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