Money-Saving Tech Tips for College Students #5: Rent Amazon E-Texts
College textbooks are expensive. According to the National Association of College Stores, in 2012 the average student spent $655 per year on them.
If the textbook you want is available as Kindle edition, choose the rental period (30 to 360 days) and you get a digital copy for that period at up to 80% off the price of the printed book. How’s that for big ticket back-to-school tips?
Added bonus — the digital version weighs nothing.