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Can You Afford A Man Cave?

money, man cave, guys,

There is a good chance that you have heard in recent years of the idea of a man cave. This is usually a discrete place in the home which exists solely to give the man somewhere to just be a man. It can be pretty much anything you like, but generally contains games, sports and a lot of comfortable furniture. If you have thought about having one of these, you might have found that one of your main hurdles is finding the money with which to actually build it. If this is the case, then take a look at the following ideas. Here are some great ways you can get some money for our man cave.

Savings

If you already have some money put aside, then you might already be able to mostly afford your man cave area. You will need to work out the exact amount of money that you might need for your man cave, so that is the first thing to do. If it turns out that you have enough money in your savings, then you might decide to just go ahead and do it. Of course, you might also feel that you should hold back and try to gain some more money anyway, so that you can replace the money lost from your savings. This might well be wise, as it is unlikely you will get much of this money back any other way.

Sell Your Extra Vehicle

Sometimes you need to make sacrifices if you want to get the things you really want. It is a good idea to sit down and work out how much you want a man cave. If it turns out to be a real high priority, then you might want to consider getting rid of some items which are lower down on your priority list. Many men have a second vehicle; sometimes this might be absolutely necessary, such as having a van for work and a car for leisure. However, if you feel that you can probably do without your second vehicle, then why not consider selling it to make some money for your man cave? Sell your car, and you might be able to set up your man cave in no time at all. Of course, you should make sure that you get the best possible price for your car, just to make the most of it.

Alternative Income

These days, there are more ways than ever to make extra money, and many of those techniques don’t even require that you leave the home. If you want to save up for your mancave, then another way of doing that would be to find an alternative income stream, such as a home-based digital business, and begin profiting from that. It might take you awhile to get to the point where you can make real money from it, but if you are willing to be patient then this could be a great way to go about getting your man cave. What’s more, there will be a great feeling from having worked hard to get your much-deserved man cave in the long run.

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About Ray Gruenfelder

Creator and Founder of The Guy Corner NYC, the Guys lifestyle blog (Tech, Sports, Food, Drinks & much more). A married father of 2, this page is dedicated to "Guy Stuff". I am also Co-Founder of NYC Wine Guys, a wine blog from 2 guys from Queens, NY.

Posted on April 11, 2017 12:54 pm, in Mr. Home Body and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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