What to do with $10,000 now

Given the uncertain economic picture, you probably have a chunk of change squirreled away. Here's how to best use that cash.

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Do some good
Wish you could turn $10,000 into something tangible for a worthy cause? The three charities below get top ratings from Charitynavigator.org. Your money could ...

1. ... stock 4 community fishing ponds to feed Congolese families through Action Against Hunger

2. ... buy 20 Doppler machines to monitor pregnant women in Latin America Global Links

3. ... buy 2,155 mosquito nets to protect against malaria International Rescue Committee

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Last updated October 18 2010: 11:56 AM ET
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