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Infographic: What Should You Do with $10,000?

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Maybe you didn’t hit the mega-millions jackpot, but you’ve come into some extra cash. It might be tempting to go out and indulge, but there is probably a better way to spend that money.

In the second installment of this 3-part series, Jennifer Openshaw, America’s Chief Consumer Advocate, Wall Street Journal columnist and CEO of Family Financial Network, is back with advice on what to do with $10,000.

From building an investment portfolio to purchasing reliable transportation, see what she says about how to make sure your financial decisions have a positive impact on your long-term financial well-being.

If you are just catching up on the series, check out Jennifer’s infographic onĀ what you should do with $1,000. The ideas range anywhere from tuning up your car to making a few minor home improvements — even getting certified in yoga instruction.

Click on “Launch Infographic” for an expanded view.