About the Author
Michelle Singletary is a renowned financial adviser, author, and journalist. For more than 15 years, she has covered business and personal finance, first for the Baltimore Evening Sun and then for the Washington Post. Her Washington Post column, “The Color of Money,” is now syndicated in more than 100 newspapers across the country. She is a frequent contributor to various NPR programs and has appeared on national talk shows and television networks, including MSNBC, CNBC, Nightline, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and The View. Singletary is a graduate of the University of Maryland and has a Master’s degree in Business from Johns Hopkins University. She lives in Maryland with her husband and their three children. Visit her website at michellesingletary.com.