12/31/2012 09:59 am ET Updated Dec 31, 2012

13 Greatest Things People Did With Money In 2012

After a year filled with money scams, outrageous credit card fees, robberies and the like, it's nice to read some stories that will restore your faith in humanity.

From a 13-year-old boy who donated his Bar Mitzvah money to help war veterans to a driver who returned over $220,000 left in his taxi, some people did not let dollar signs stand in the way of doing the right thing.

Here's our round up of the best things people did with money in 2012: