MICHELLE SINGLETARY is a syndicated columnist for the Washington Post and her award-winning column, The Color of Money, appears twice a week in dozens of newspapers across the country. She is a frequent contributor to NPR and regularly appears on the weekend editions of CNN'sNew Day, CNN Newsroom, and The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer. She has also appeared on NBC's Today and CBS's The Early Show. For two years, she hosted her own national television program, Singletary Says, on TV One. In 2020, the Washington Post celebrated her long and distinguished career at the paper with the Eugene Meyer Award, its highest journalistic honor. In 2019, the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing awarded Singletary its Distinguished Achievement Award and the Washington, DC, Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists inducted her into its Hall of Fame. Fellow 2019 inductees included CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer and CBS News White House correspondent Peter Maer. Singletary is the director of Prosperity Partners Ministry, a financial program she founded at her church, First Baptist Church of Glenarden. Through the ministry Singletary provides mentorship on various financial topics, and she and her husband volunteer at correctional facilities in Maryland, teaching financial literacy to prison inmates. Raised in Baltimore by her grandmother, Singletary graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park. She earned a master's degree in business and management from Johns Hopkins University. She lives in Maryland with her husband and three children.