Ten Tips For Happy Shopping

staff and wire services
Monday, 27 Nov 2006 | 9:36 AM ET

Shopping is a lot of fun but it can also be a headache. The right preperation and organization can go a long way. Do your research before you even make a purchase and be well-positioned to follow up later.
Here's some things that will help make you a smart shopper.

1) Check the refund and return policy
2) Read the fine print
3) Check delivery dates
4) Review warranties
5) Check shipping and handling fees
6) When ordering online, confirm for a secure server
7) Protect your privacy
8) Compare prices
9) Track purchases
10) Keep receipts & website printouts

Source: Federal Trade Commission

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