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Michelle Singletary

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

  • Feb 18, 2016

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

  • Feb 11, 2016

  • Feb 11, 2016

Retirees can’t rely on raises or job-hopping for better pay to dig them out — and they may need help.

  • Feb 9, 2016

“Say Yes to No Debt: 12 Steps to Financial Freedom” is this month’s Color of Money Book Club selection.

  • Feb 5, 2016

More lessons from the woman who paid the unusually high price for an Uber ride.

  • Feb 4, 2016

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

  • Feb 4, 2016

Skip over anyone looking to maximize fees or push products you don’t need.

  • Feb 2, 2016

It’s difficult to guard our privacy, but the IRS offers several tools to help you protect future filings.

  • Jan 30, 2016

Consumers can avoid surprising fees if they check out the cost before accepting a service.

  • Jan 28, 2016
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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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