Michelle Singletary

Washington Post Personal Finance Columnist

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Personal Finance Columnist at The Washington Post.

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The average retirement account balance has hit an all-time high — up a little more than 20% compared to the same time last year.

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"I understand people are trying to make money, it's a tough, tough economy, but the scammers know that.

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"I understand people are trying to make money, it's a tough, tough economy, but the scammers know that.

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California voters banned affirmative action in 1996. This year, Proposition 16 would repeal that decision and allow affirmative action to be used in hiring and college admissions.

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California voters banned affirmative action in 1996. This year, Proposition 16 would repeal that decision and allow affirmative action to be used in hiring and college admissions.

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