Low interest rates and the recent stock market surge make this a challenging time to find the best places for your extra cash.
You can turn $1,000 into one of the following:
8 sheep for needy rural families: Heifer International (heifer.org)
40 microloans for would-be entrepreneurs in Third World countries: Kiva (kiva.org)
1,000 trees planted to stop erosion and green up the planet: American Forests (americanforests.org)
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