7 Ways to Guard Your Wallet — and Identity — When Shopping Online

Safeguarding your sensitive information while online is crucial as the holidays approach. Here are seven tips to help.

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Safeguarding your sensitive information while online is important as the holidays approach.

Shopping online entails transmitting personal and financial data. Americans did $63.1 billion worth of shopping online from desktop computers during the 2016 holiday season. That was a 12 percent increase from the prior year, .

So to help you prepare for this holiday shopping season, we’re rounded up key tips for protecting your wallet and identity online.

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