If a cash donation just isn't in the cards this year, you can still give back, of course. Charities are always looking for people who can contribute a few hours a week or even a month. Maybe you care about global warming, AIDS awareness or getting food to people who can't afford it. Whatever your passion is, I guarantee that there is a group out there that will support it. Sites like VolunteerMatch.org can help you do a search in your area.
How do you cope financially with the worst economy in recent history? Regroup, make smart choices and control of your savings, investments, job security and home mortgage, Jean Chatzky says.
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