Michelle Singletary

ColumnistWashington, D.C.


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

  • Jan 8, 2015

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

  • Dec 18, 2014

Investors hope Americans will be eager to spend their time and money on a nearby tropical beach vacation.

  • Dec 18, 2014

Charitable giving is part of the spirit of the season, but there are several rules everyone should follow.

  • Dec 16, 2014

COLUMN | With defined benefits in danger, you need to expect change, so stay out of debt now — and later.

  • Dec 12, 2014

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

  • Dec 11, 2014

Your pension used to guarantee a stream of income until you died. That’s not a given anymore.

  • Dec 11, 2014

The time to decide how to handle different ways of dealing with money is before the wedding.

  • Dec 9, 2014

Not many people are going to exclaim joy when they unwrap a personal finance book, but the risk can pay off.

  • Dec 6, 2014

A couple decided their kids were feeling a bit too entitled, so they canceled the parade of presents.

  • Dec 4, 2014
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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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