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Post columnist Michelle Singletary offers her advice and answers your questions.
  • Oct 8, 2020
Tens of millions of Americans have gotten the stimulus payments. But some people are still waiting for their relief, either for dependent children or because they earn too little to file a tax return.
  • Sep 28, 2020
Black parents feel it’s very important that their children earn a college degree, Michelle Singletary writes. But a degree doesn’t necessarily confer the same advantages it does for Whites.
  • Sep 25, 2020
Post columnist Michelle Singletary offers her advice and answers your questions.
  • Sep 24, 2020
The Government Accountability Office recommended that the Treasury Department and the IRS do more to update estimates of eligible recipients who have yet to file for a stimulus payment.
  • Sep 22, 2020
Michelle Singletary, The Washington Post's personal finance columnist, is taking on some of the most pernicious misconceptions about race and inequality in America. Today she looks at affirmative action, and the false notion that Black Americans are given preferential treatment in hiring decisions.
  • Sep 18, 2020
Post columnist Michelle Singletary offers her advice and answers your questions.
  • Sep 17, 2020
While many Americans are struggling to pay rent or buy food, others have been able to save while waiting for a coronavirus vaccine to return to their normal spending, a survey from Franklin Templeton and Gallup found.
  • Sep 14, 2020
The IRS estimates 9 million non-filers are due a stimulus payment. The agency is mailing letters telling them how to claim their $1,200.
  • Sep 11, 2020
Post columnist Michelle Singletary offers her advice and answers your questions.
  • Sep 10, 2020
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