Michelle Singletary is a nationally syndicated personal finance columnist for The Washington Post and the author of three books, The 21 Day Financial Fast: Your Path to Financial Peace and Free, Spend Well, Live Rich: How to Live Well With the Money You Have and Your Money and Your Man: How You and Prince Charming Can Spend Well and Live Rich.
She is a graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park and Johns Hopkins University, where she earned a Master's degree in business and management.
Singletary is the director of Prosperity Partners Ministry at First Baptist Church of Glenarden. Through this ministry, she teaches on various financial topics every month to men and women, who handle their money well, or others who are having financial challenges. She and her husband also volunteer to teach financial literacy to prison inmates.