Michelle Singletary

ColumnistWashington, D.C.


Daughter should go to the school that offered her a scholarship or be on the hook financially for the pricier pick.

  • Feb 27, 2015

Post columnist Michelle Singletary offers her advice and answers your questions.

  • Feb 26, 2015

Slow IRS service, rising fraud and misinformation on Obamacare have plagued filers so far this year.

  • Feb 26, 2015

Setting specific goals makes it easier to put aside cash.

  • Feb 24, 2015

The Web makes it easy to donate to people with great stories — but what about their quieter counterparts?

  • Feb 20, 2015

Post columnist Michelle Singletary offered her advice and answers your questions.

  • Feb 19, 2015

Be careful of threatening phone calls claiming to be from the IRS, among other scams.

  • Feb 19, 2015

The IRS doesn’t contact people by phone or e-mail, but cons seeking money or information do.

  • Feb 17, 2015

Many spouses manage their different money styles by simply taking over the finances.

  • Feb 14, 2015

Post columnist Michelle Singletary offered her advice and answers your questions.

  • Feb 12, 2015
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Michelle Singletary writes the nationally syndicated personal finance column, “The Color of Money,” which appears in The Post on Wednesday and Sunday. Her award-winning column is syndicated by The Washington Post Writer’s Group and is carried in more than 100 newspapers. In 2010, she released her third personal finance book, “The Power To Prosper: 21 Days to Financial Freedom.” She has been a personal finance contributor for MSNBC, NPR and ABC’s daily talk show, “The Revolution.” For two seasons she hosted “Singletary Says” on TV One. In her spare time, Singletary is the director of a ministry she founded at her church, in which women and men volunteer to mentor others who are having financial challenges. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park. She has received the Distinguished Alumni Award from The Johns Hopkins University, where she earned a master’s degree in business and management.

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