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How your hobbies can make you money in retirement

GOBankingRates Logo By Nancy Collamer of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 12: After decades of hard work, you're nearing retirement age and looking forward to long days spent outdoors, online and on the road. But, maybe you haven't decided how to use up all that free time — or you enjoy the structure that work brings.Continuing to work in retirement isn't all that uncommon. A 2017 report conducted by the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies found that 53 percent of U.S. workers expect to retire after 65 or don't plan to retire, while 56 percent intend to take on part-time work.Instead of picking up random jobs to fill your days, consider turning your hobby into a business or finding work in your field of interest. You'll make a little money to pad your savings while practicing your passion.

Turn hobbies into paying gigs

After decades of hard work, you're nearing retirement age and looking forward to long days spent outdoors, online and on the road. But, maybe you haven't decided how to use up all that free time — or you enjoy the structure that work brings.

Continuing to work in retirement isn't all that uncommon. A 2017 report conducted by the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies found that 53 percent of U.S. workers expect to retire after 65 or don't plan to retire, while 56 percent intend to take on part-time work.

Instead of picking up random jobs to fill your days, consider turning your hobby into a business or finding work in your field of interest. Click ahead to learn how to make a little money to pad your savings while practicing your passion.

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