Michelle Singletary

ColumnistWashington, D.C.


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

  • Jun 4, 2015

The college savings plan harbors misconceptions and misinformation, but the program has its merits.

  • Jun 2, 2015

Should college graduates get free rent back at home?

  • May 29, 2015

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

  • May 28, 2015

The IRS breach is just the latest assault on our online privacy and security.

  • May 28, 2015

COLUMN | A survey shows that more people need to learn about the college savings accounts.

  • May 26, 2015

There’s a fine line between assisting and enabling adult children. Start by knowing your family’s situation.

  • May 23, 2015

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

  • May 21, 2015

The University of Alabama offered this student a debt-free ride, and he took it.

  • May 21, 2015

A nonprofit’s costs for fundraising shouldn’t exceed 35 percent of total annual contributions.

  • May 19, 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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