Latest from Michelle Singletary
If you lost your job or face eviction, a child and adolescent psychiatrist offers advice on how to prepare your kids for fewer presents this holiday season.
  • Nov 24, 2020
With more consumers shopping online this year because of the pandemic, scams to steal people's financial information and money are surging. Here’s how to protect yourself during the holidays.
  • Nov 23, 2020
Black-owned businesses stabilize neighborhoods, but their proprietors endure relentless racist roadblocks.
  • Nov 20, 2020
The number of 401(k) and TSP millionaires grows even as some workers are forced to tap their retirement account because of economic impacts of the pandemic.
  • Nov 16, 2020
Readers respond to Michelle Singletary’s 10-part series debunking misconceptions about affirmative action, the racial wealth gap, Black homeownership and more.
  • Nov 13, 2020
As if the efforts for another stimulus package aren’t tumultuous enough, scammers are trying to steal people’s financial information or money by sending fraudulent text messages, according to the IRS.
  • Nov 10, 2020
The economy is struggling to recover, and without another stimulus package, the stock market may continue to be volatile. But experts still advise retirement plan investors to stick to their investment strategy.
  • Nov 9, 2020
A typical White family has almost eight times the wealth of a typical Black family, largely as a result of the homeownership gap, which has widened with decades of discriminatory housing policies.
  • Nov 6, 2020
The centuries of injustices, dear reader, should be reason enough to make the case for reparations.
  • Oct 30, 2020