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Cutting Costs for College Textbooks

The cost of college textbooks remains a major -- and often underestimated -- expense for students. As college students prepare for a new year and a new stack of books, Day to Day personal finance contributor Michelle Singletary talks with Alex Chadwick about some strategies for coping with these costs.

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Michelle Singletary
Michelle Singletary is the personal finance guru for NPR’s Day to Day, filing commentaries that can be heard every Tuesday. In conjunction with her work for NPR, Singletary writes the award-winning, syndicated “The Color of Money” column for the Washington Post and is a regular contributor to Howard University's evening news radio program, Insight, on which she discusses personal finance issues.