3 Ways to Save Money on Expensive Textbooks
Did you love your calculus textbook in school? I sure didn’t! It was something I had to buy for a required course, and that big, shiny book cost me nearly seventy five dollars at the store. At the end of the semester, I was shocked to get less than ten dollars for it, even though I’d been careful to keep it in like new condition.
Paying hundreds of dollars for school books you’ll use only once is tough enough; getting almost nothing for them at buyback time is even more discouraging.
So here are my 3 Ways to Save Money on Expensive Textbooks!
Rent your books
Save up to 80% by renting your textbooks from CampusBookRentals. New books quickly lose their value at the end of a semester; when you go to sell your books you’ll get a mere fraction of what they cost you brand new.
Make money with your books
Do already own textbooks in very good condition? Why not go into the rental business yourself? RentBack is a program that will get you 2 to 4 times more money than you’d make if trying to sell them back.
Save when you do buy
Sometimes there’s a textbook you really do love, or need to keep. If you rent-to-own, you’ll simply pay the difference to CampusBookRentals instead of paying full retail price up front from a bookstore.
If you decide to rent your books, be assured that you’ll get copies in excellent condition from CampusBookRentals. These are the same U.S. editions you’ll find at the school bookstore. Even better, you are free to highlight in the texts. Shipping is FREE both ways and they offer 21-day risk free returns. Simply browse for the books you need and then pick a rental term for each; it costs nothing to sign up.
Homeschooling families can also get in on the action! You’ll find many of the popular texts recommended for your teen’s high school and pre-college courses.
Awesome Customer Support
Live customer support is available on the website, as well as the largest selection of textbooks for rent in America! This is a company that’s been in business for nearly seven years and was called “One of America’s most promising companies” by Forbes magazine, so be assured they are a trusted leader in the book rental industry.
And there’s one more nice perk I’d like to mention if you decide to go the rental route; CampusBookRentals donates to Operation Smile with every book they rent!