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What's the best time to start holiday shopping this year?

I am planning and making a list of things I need to buy this Christmas. Can you please tell me the best time to start holiday shopping so I can benefit from best deals online for electronics and etc. ...
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Can an online store say they don't have a refund policy as part of their customer agreement?

I am not sure this is the right place to ask. So please let me know in a comment if it is not and I will delete the question. I have seen some online stores that sell digital content and don't have a ...
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How can I get a refund when I am in a country and I bought something that is based in other country?

I hope this is a good place to ask about this, if it is not please let me know in a comment and I will delete the question. I have bought a downloadable game in a website which its based in a country ...
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What information is sent to merchant with online/POS credit card and “no name” gift card purchases?

With credit card and online: your full name, full billing address and maybe some numbers from the card? Is there a difference in this regard between a "normal" merchant account or Paypal's credit card ...
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VAT and duties payable when importing personal goods from Switzerland and the Channel Islands to the EU?

Switzerland is a pretty murky one: it's part of the Schengen zone (so there are no physical borders) but it's not part of the European Union Customs Union so you have to pay duties when exiting and ...
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What tax rules apply to selling of digital goods, specifically in-game currencies?

We are selling an in-game currency to be used to buy virtual objects that will be used and consumed in the game. How do taxes relate to this type of purchase as compared to selling physical goods ...
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How to use a cash budget and buy items online?

Using a cash budget, say we save $100 for household items. Typically, we would withdraw $100 from the ATM, put it in an envelope, and then later, go to home depot or walmart or wherever and buy an ...
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How do “held” amounts appear on statements and affect balances of traditional credit cards?

I use a pre-paid Vanilla MasterCard credit card for online shopping. Every time I make a purchase, the companies I purchase from "hold" some similar amount which reflects negatively on my balance. ...
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What strategies could be employed so as to avoid identity theft and credit card frauds?

Other than getting a credit card with a minimal limit and using it exclusively for online purchases, what other strategies could be employed so as to avoid identity theft and credit card frauds?
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Payment service provider which works with CIS (ex-USSR countries)

Our client wants to create online shop to sell goods worldwide. Inside CIS there are many payment service providers (WebMoney or Yandex-money for example) which are useless outside. Are there any ...