Michelle Singletary

Washington Post personal finance columnist, author of “What To Do With Your Money When Crisis Hits: A Survival Guide”

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Personal Finance Columnist at The Washington Post.

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Services like Klarna, AfterPay, and Affirm enable shoppers to pay for goods in monthly installments — usually without a credit check or interest fees. What’s the catch?

‘Buy now, pay later’: Not as affordable as you think

Services like Klarna, AfterPay, and Affirm enable shoppers to pay for goods in monthly installments — usually without a credit check or interest fees. What’s the catch?

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Many people worldwide want to help Ukraine — by donating money and supplies — as the conflict with Russia continues. But there are scammers to watch out for, as usual.

How to avoid Ukraine charity scams: Trust nothing, click nothing

Many people worldwide want to help Ukraine — by donating money and supplies — as the conflict with Russia continues. But there are scammers to watch out for, as usual.

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Banks have long made billions of dollars annually by charging people when they overdraw their accounts. Consumer advocates argue that these fees are abusive and predatory.

Overdraft fees hurt poor people the most. Some finance institutions are ending them

Banks have long made billions of dollars annually by charging people when they overdraw their accounts. Consumer advocates argue that these fees are abusive and predatory.

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