Michelle Singletary

ColumnistWashington, D.C.


The loans can help retirees strapped for cash, but borrowers need to be careful.

  • Sep 19, 2014

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

  • Sep 18, 2014

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

  • Sep 18, 2014

Some lenders may be denying home mortgages to expectant mothers or those on maternity leave.

  • Sep 18, 2014

This method is good for those who have never built credit or are rebuilding credit after adverse events.

  • Sep 16, 2014

Retirement planning includes setting yourself up to have the least amount of debt and expenses possible.

  • Sep 13, 2014

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

  • Sep 11, 2014

Rightfully, we’ve been focused on what Ray Rice did to his then-fiancée. But not enough attention is being given to the assault on Janay Rice on two other fronts.

  • Sep 11, 2014

Another effective way to improve your credit score is to pay down your debt.

  • Sep 9, 2014

Sorting through your retirement finances shouldn’t require a bottle of aspirin. This book can help.

  • Sep 5, 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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