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Top 10 Hobbies That Can Pay Off

Turn your favorite hobby into a money-making machine.

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Whether you're saving for an exotic vacation or to buy your first house, you're not alone in keeping a tight rein on your finances. More people are scaling back today than they did five years ago, and frankly, some just aren't able to have as much fun because of their penny pinching. If this sounds like you, hopefully you're filling up your new-found free time with an inexpensive hobby that you're passionate about, but never had a spare moment for before. And now it's time to start turning that hobby into a money-making machine.

Ok, money-making machine might be a stretch. But many hobbies really can pay off if you're good at them -- and know how to market yourself. There are so many fun ways to earn some extra cash, and we've compiled 10 of the most lucrative. Still not sure how your new-found love of knitting can make you cash? Keep reading.

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