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Using Your Financial Savvy to Help Others Modest Money8 Comments

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People feel a major sense of accomplishment when they overcome a big financial hurdle. When they’ve eliminated piles of debt, started saving money for retirement, launched their own businesses, or made great real estate investments, they often look for ways to share the secrets of their success with other people. If you’re someone who wants to put your newfound financial savvy to good use, then one of the best things you can do is use your knowledge to help others.

Some people are so motivated by their financial accomplishments that they decide to become finance professionals. They might go to business school or earn a graduate degree in securities analysis and portfolio management if they have the drive to become a future financier. However, you don’t have to become a professional financial advisor to help others meet their financial challenges. You can take advantage of volunteer opportunities, participate in online discussions, and share your hard-won knowledge with people who would benefit from your experience.

Volunteering

Many community centers, particularly in urban areas, offer opportunities to volunteer. The IRS has two volunteer opportunities for people that can prepare simple tax returns: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling…

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