Shop Online Safely

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Here are a few simple tips to follow to shop safely online:

  1. As convenient as it may seem, you may want to skip saving your credit/debit card information to your accounts (i.e. retail stores, travel websites, etc.) Saving your card information can leave your vulnerable to unauthorized charges if your account is compromised.
  2. Dedicate a card(s) to use specifically for online shopping. But you might want to avoid using the debit card that is connected to your main checking account. Worst case scenario, if you use it with a retailer that becomes a victim of a security breach, then your card could be vulnerable to unauthorized charges affecting the account from which you pay your bills! It’s best to use a card that isn’t connected to paying bills. And ideally, you should use credit cards because they usually offer better fraud protection than debit cards. Alternatively, you can use store charge cards or PayPal which also offers buyer protection.
  3. When you are ready to checkout, you should be taken to a secure page to enter your shipping and billing information. A secure page is indicated by “https://” then the website address. For example, https://www.facebook.com. You might be familiar with seeing http:// but https:// ensures that you are on a secure page and information will be submitted securely. If you land on a page asking for a card number or password and you don’t see https://, then something isn’t right and do not proceed.
  4. When you’re finished entering your information at checkout and you’ve confirmed that all information is correct, the last step is to submit the order. Hit the submit button only once. Sometimes the next page will be slow to load, but hitting submit multiple times will not make it load faster. In fact, it might cause your order to be submitted multiple times, resulting in multiple charges! Be patient. If you see the page loading circle moving, then wait for the next page to finish loading. If nothing happens and it appears an error has occurred, immediately contact customer service and check your e-mail for an order confirmation (if any).
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J.Crew Factory: Extra 30% Off Regular Priced Items or 35% Off Clearance + FS

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J.Crew Factory has a flash sale today only for 30% off regular priced items or 35% off clearance plus free shipping on all orders when you use code FROZEN at checkout.

Offers valid on purchases made at jcrewfactory.com on February 23, 2015, 12:01am ET through 11:59pm ET.

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Easy Spirit: BOGO 50% Off Sale Thru 2/23

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Go to Easy Spirit to check out their buy one, get one 50% off sale! This includes sale shoes as well!

Shipping is free on orders $50 or more, or if you are a ShopRunner member, you’ll qualify for free 2 day shipping on all orders (and free returns), no minimum.

Buy one, get one 50% off is valid online only through 2/23/2015 at 11:59pm ET. Discount is valid on item of equal or lesser value. Discount is reflected at checkout.

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Save $2 on Arm & Hammer Clump and Seal Cat Litter + ShopRite Deal

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Print a coupon to save $2 on Arm & Hammer Clump and Seal cat litter (click “Save $2″ button on the right side) and use it this week at ShopRite (2/22 – 2/28) which has the clump and seal litter on sale for $7.99, and will be $5.99 after coupon!

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Save $3 Off Ling Ling Asian Kitchen Potstickers or Rolls

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“Like” Ling Ling Asian Kitchen on Facebook to print a HIGH VALUE coupon for $3 off any potstickers or rolls up to 56oz. If you’re wondering where you can find this product, they are sold at Target and Walmart, but call ahead to make sure they are in stock.

Hint: you should be able to print two coupons by hitting the back button after you print the first one.

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BOGO Free Horizon Mac & Cheese Coupon

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Scroll to the middle of the page and you’ll see a link to print a buy one, get one free Horizon Mac & Cheese coupon on the right side.

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How to Make Cheap Flowers Look Expensive

This article came just in time if you want to give your home a hint of spring during this cold spell! Good Housekeeping has some tips for how to make cheap flowers look expensive.

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Free Sample of Fancy Feast® Broths Cat Food

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Click the link on the left of the Fancy Feast® page that says “Try a Bowl On Us” for a free sample of Broths cat food.

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Jockey: 25% Off Entire Order

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Take 25% off your entire Jockey order when you use code AJ2F381V8 at checkout. Valid through 3/31.

Get free 2-day shipping at Jockey when you sign up for ShopRunner! ShopRunner members enjoy free 2-day shipping and free returns with dozens of popular retailers.

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Free Seeds of Change Organic Rice or Sauce Product

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Fill out this form to try Seeds of Change organic rice or sauce product for free! You will receive one voucher in the mail within 6-8 weeks.

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