Be Smart Online

The internet makes many everyday tasks faster and more convenient, like shopping, researching products, banking, searching for health information, and communicating on the go. Get tips for being safe and making the most of your time online.

Understanding Mobile Apps

Questions to consider before you download mobile apps

Tips for Using Public Wi-Fi Networks

Here’s how you can protect your personal information when you’re using public Wi-Fi hotspots.

Shopping Online

Tips you can use to help ensure hassle-free online shopping

Cookies: Leaving a Trail on the Web

A Q&A about cookies, which allow companies to track your online behavior

Comparing Products Online

Tips to help you avoid spending more than you have to – or responding to a bogus offer posted by a scammer

Investing Online

Signs that an online investment opportunity might be a scam

Shopping for High-Speed Internet Service

Things to consider and questions to ask before signing up with an internet service provider 

Buying Health Products and Services Online

Tips for researching health issues online

Using IP Cameras Safely

When you shop for an internet camera, put security features at the top of your list. Here are tips to help.

Apps to Help You Shop in Stores

Here's what to know about apps that help you make purchases and find deals in brick-and-mortar stores.

Online Auctions for Sellers

If you want to sell through online auctions, get to know auction site rules and your responsibilities.

Online Auctions for Buyers

These tips can help you check out an offer before you bid in an online auction.