10 Smart Ways To Save Money On Your Hobbies

save money on hobbiesWhether you pursue one hobby or one hundred, equipment and supplies can get expensive. Thankfully, there are ways to have money to spare while enjoying your spare time. These ten tips can apply to a variety of hobbies, although each tip works better for some hobbies than others.

Try renting first: If you’re starting a new hobby and aren’t sure you’ll enjoy it, invest as little as possible in supplies or equipment. Before you buy a kayak, for example, see if the closest park with a lake rents them. Musical instruments can often be rented through schools or music stores. Other expensive equipment is available to rent from a variety of sources.

Once you know you love t


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7 Responses to 10 Smart Ways To Save Money On Your Hobbies

  1. abe says:

    The best thing to do is try and turn any hobby you have into a part-time income. Then your hobby becomes tax deductible and you may even earn a bit in the process.

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  3. mom2fur says:

    The sewing tip to use sheets is a good one. I needed a new tablecloth for a small round table. According to the pattern directions, that would mean buying almost 10 yards of fabric! I could buy a ready-made one cheaper than that.
    Well, I had an old sheet I was about to donate that had become a little too ‘scratchy’ feeling. I used that for my tablecloth instead! It is great when you find things in unexpected places. I’m pretty sure that’s called “serendipity.”

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