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Archive for the ‘Saving & Spending’ Category

  • Do Engineering Students Need a Powerful College Calculator?

    Aug 30, 2016 • Ryan Dwyer • Saving & SpendingRead More »
    Do Engineering Students Need a Powerful College Calculator?

    How do you know if you need a graphing calculator? Here's a look at the advantages and disadvantages of having a powerful college calculator for your engineering classes...

  • Graduation Gift Ideas Under $100

    May 1, 2015 • Textbooks.com • Saving & SpendingRead More »
    Graduation Gift Ideas Under $100

    Leave the big cash checks, cars, and trips to Europe to the more flush family members. Here’s our roundup of creative, thoughtful, and useful graduation gift ideas, all under $...

  • 7 Ways to Get the Most Cash for Textbook Buyback

    Dec 10, 2014 • Textbooks.com • Saving & SpendingRead More »
    7 Ways to Get the Most Cash for Textbook Buyback

    Cash. We could all use a little extra of it this time of year. Holiday travel, presents, next semester’s books – there’s no shortage of things to spend it on. So now how do you get more of it? Sell back your books via our textbook buyback program, of course. And we’ve got some pointers on how to ensure, maximize, and otherwise up your buyback cash total. ...

  • Savings 101: 45+ Student Discounts You Need to Know Now

    Oct 13, 2014 • Textbooks.com • Saving & SpendingRead More »
    Savings 101: 45+ Student Discounts You Need to Know Now

    We know you appreciate a good deal – heck, you shop with us here Textbooks.com and save big time on your books each semester. Now savvy shoppers can rejoice - and indulge your inner fashionista, decor lover, and tech guru guilt-free with this round-up of 45+ student discounts. ...

  • How to Afford a Smartphone on a College Student Budget

    Sep 23, 2013 • Wendy Nelson • Saving & SpendingRead More »
    How to Afford a Smartphone on a College Student Budget

    Do you need to balance giving your college student the cell phone he or she wants against keeping your student on a budget? Don't worry, there are ways to afford a smartphone on a college student budget...

  • Fit Entertainment Into Your College Budget: It’s Possible!

    Sep 23, 2013 • Loretta Kay • Saving & SpendingRead More »
    Fit Entertainment Into Your College Budget: It’s Possible!

    Movie theatres, museums, even Broadway shows. Here's how to find cheap entertainment and discounts for students on a college budget...

  • Scholarship Scams: 5 Warning Signs You’re Being Had

    Sep 19, 2013 • Brenda High • Saving & SpendingRead More »
    Scholarship Scams: 5 Warning Signs You’re Being Had

    Don't fall for scholarship scams. Know what to look for before you commit...

  • Score College Student Discounts with a Student Advantage Card

    Sep 17, 2013 • Loretta Kay • Saving & SpendingRead More »
    Score College Student Discounts with a Student Advantage Card

    A Student Advantage card promises awesome college student discounts. Is it worth it? Here's one student's take. ...