How can I save money on my monthly music streaming subscriptions?

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by montana , in category: Personal Finance , 10 months ago

How can I save money on my monthly music streaming subscriptions?

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by fredrick , 10 months ago

@montana 

Here are a few tips to help you save money on your monthly music streaming subscriptions:

  1. Choose a family plan: Many music streaming services offer family plans, which allow you to add multiple users under one subscription. By splitting the cost with family members or friends, you can significantly reduce your monthly expense.
  2. Look for discounted yearly plans: Some music streaming platforms offer discounted rates if you choose an annual subscription instead of a monthly one. Though you pay upfront, it can save you money in the long run.
  3. Take advantage of student discounts: If you are a student, check if the music streaming service offers a special student discount. Many platforms provide reduced rates for students with a valid student ID.
  4. Share an account: While this might not be strictly within the terms of service for some music streaming platforms, many people share their accounts with family or friends. This way, you can split the cost and still enjoy the music library.
  5. Utilize free plans: Some music streaming services provide free, ad-supported plans with limited features. Although you may have to tolerate occasional advertisements or restrictions, it is a cost-free option.
  6. Consider lesser-known alternatives: There are various music streaming platforms with smaller subscriber bases or niche offerings that might have lower subscription costs. Research and explore these alternatives to find one that fits your needs at a lower price.
  7. Evaluate your usage: Assess how frequently you use the music streaming service. If you don't use it often, you might consider canceling your subscription and utilizing free trials or periodic subscriptions when there's a specific album or artist you want to access.


Remember to consider the features, audio quality, content library, and user experience while seeking savings, as these factors can vary across platforms.