Music lessons can be on the pricier side, especially in New York City. However, this is a worthy investment for your child’s musical success, and your own! Lessons help you learn at your own pace, grow as a musician, and develop your style as an artist. So how can you afford them? There are a few cuts that you can make in your day-to-day life to save up for music lessons.

Why not try brewing your daily coffee at home and skip the coffee shop? That $5 a day will really add up! Instead of paying for an expensive gym membership, get outside for your exercise and use that cash for a few music lessons. All of the best shows are on streaming services anyway. Get rid of your cable and opt for cheaper services like Hulu or Netflix. These are just a few simple sacrifices that can help you on your way to musical success. The infographic from Takelessons.com has even more!