The Color of Money by Michelle Singletary, Personal Finance Columnist
Be attuned to seniors who carry a burden of debt
Retirees can’t rely on raises or job-hopping for better pay to dig them out — and they may need help.
Pastor spreads the word — about getting out of the grip of debt
(The Washington Post, February 5, 2016; 7:27 PM)
Do your homework to find an honest tax preparer
(The Washington Post, February 2, 2016; 9:46 PM)
Victims of tax-return fraud could be looking over their shoulders for years
(The Washington Post, January 30, 2016; 7:39 PM)
How to tease the most out of this tax season
(The Washington Post, January 26, 2016; 6:43 PM)
Panicking about the market now? Focus on padding your rainy-day fund.
(The Washington Post, January 22, 2016; 12:52 PM)
Unsure what money to save and what to invest? Here’s the answer.
(The Washington Post, January 19, 2016; 6:41 PM)
Your financial motivation might just be waiting on the radio
(The Washington Post, January 16, 2016; 9:43 PM)
Is a debt collector on your case? Don’t be bullied.
(The Washington Post, January 12, 2016; 7:59 PM)
Consistency is the key to unlocking life-changing financial habits
(The Washington Post, January 8, 2016; 2:29 PM)
To move forward financially, first face your past
(The Washington Post, January 5, 2016; 7:00 PM)
Time to reboot your financial life? Try this 21-day fast.
(The Washington Post, January 1, 2016; 8:32 PM)
Jedi master: ‘You must unlearn what you have learned’ for financial success
(The Washington Post, December 29, 2015; 7:02 PM)
Some grist for those financial New Year’s resolutions
(The Washington Post, December 25, 2015; 8:40 PM)
A guide to your best financial you: Have a plan, then do all you can
(The Washington Post, December 22, 2015; 4:26 PM)
10 things Yoda would say if he were your financial adviser
(The Washington Post, December 18, 2015; 11:21 AM)
Guidelines for kids who move back home to gain their financial footing
(The Washington Post, December 16, 2015; 9:33 PM)
What to do if you are affected by the OPM data breach
(The Washington Post, December 11, 2015; 8:21 PM)
What a bump in interest rates could mean for your personal finances
(The Washington Post, December 9, 2015; 6:10 PM)
What a bump in interest rates could mean for your personal finances
(The Washington Post, December 9, 2015; 6:10 PM)
A gift of knowledge will not be sent back
(The Washington Post, December 4, 2015; 4:47 PM)
All is merry and bright — until it’s time to shop for the teens at Christmas
(The Washington Post, December 1, 2015; 7:03 PM)
Testimonies of conquering debt
(The Washington Post, November 28, 2015; 7:20 PM)
While you wait in line for that deal on Black Friday, read these tweets
(The Washington Post, November 24, 2015; 6:07 PM)
A hard fall for an Olympian: Should we help or is she skating by?
(The Washington Post, November 20, 2015; 11:35 AM)
Why do some people retire? It’s just the right time — and they want to golf.
(The Washington Post, November 17, 2015; 8:43 PM)
Take out loans to live on campus or lose out on a collegiate rite of passage?
(The Washington Post, November 13, 2015; 12:30 PM)
Retired parents have the money to fix up their house, but refuse to do so
(The Washington Post, November 10, 2015; 5:58 PM)
Finding prices for funeral homes shouldn’t be this difficult
(The Washington Post, November 3, 2015; 8:12 PM)
Take a hard look at what it means to be poor in America, and ask how to help
(The Washington Post, October 30, 2015; 11:50 AM)
Helping others shouldn’t have to come with a ‘thank you’
(The Washington Post, October 27, 2015; 7:04 PM)
Teaching financial literacy is essential, but hold the conflict of interest
(The Washington Post, October 23, 2015; 3:44 PM)
Do your family a favor and plan your estate
(The Washington Post, October 20, 2015; 6:50 PM)
Learn to spot the telltale signs of debt-relief scams
(The Washington Post, October 16, 2015; 1:08 PM)
Grandparents who are raising children need more support
(The Washington Post, October 13, 2015; 7:45 PM)
Are you two compatible? Check your credit scores.
(The Washington Post, October 9, 2015; 6:32 PM)
Monitoring your finances may be hard, but not doing it can mean big trouble
(The Washington Post, October 6, 2015; 6:13 PM)
Calculating the right amount of roof for you
(The Washington Post, October 2, 2015; 3:04 PM)
College costs aren’t always worth it, alumni say, so think before borrowing
(The Washington Post, September 30, 2015; 5:51 PM)
The pope has left D.C., but his words remain: We must help the poor
(The Washington Post, September 26, 2015; 11:47 AM)
Being debt-free is liberating and ideal, but not if you must give up family time
(The Washington Post, September 22, 2015; 8:14 PM)
In your 20s? Don’t squander your biggest financial asset: time
(The Washington Post, September 19, 2015; 12:31 PM)
Applying to college just got slightly less stressful
(The Washington Post, September 15, 2015; 8:36 PM)
Is your adviser truly protecting your retirement?
(The Washington Post, September 12, 2015; 12:29 PM)
Paying off student loans shouldn’t be a wedding gift
(The Washington Post, September 8, 2015; 8:30 PM)
In New York, good riddance to a questionable hiring practice
(The Washington Post, September 4, 2015; 3:15 PM)
Striking a balance between saving and making debt payments
(The Washington Post, September 1, 2015; 7:57 PM)
Financial proverbs for families of the college-bound
(The Washington Post, August 28, 2015; 10:39 AM)
Wisdom to see you through those heart-stopping big drops in the market
(The Washington Post, August 25, 2015; 8:18 PM)
No excuse for high-income families in subsidized low-income housing
(The Washington Post, August 22, 2015; 12:11 PM)
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