Book Those Savings

Physician's Money Digest, September15 2003, Volume 10, Issue 17

You think you have college costscovered, and then you get the phonecall. Your freshly minted college studentis going to need books—and they'regoing to set you back several hundreddollars. One way to cut down on thiscost is to buy used books online. Novelsassigned by English professors are usuallythe easiest to find on the Internet, butthere's also a wide selection of accounting,history, and mathematic textbooks.At AddAll.com, you can search 41bookstores for the best deals. Half.com(www.half.ebay.com), a division of e-Bay, has a special textbook section,along with tips for book buyers. Anothersite, Abebooks.com, offers you a detailedaccount of a book's condition.