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Color of Money: Treat yourself prudently

WASHINGTON -- On a rainy Saturday afternoon, about 100 people had gathered at Carolina Missionary Baptist Church in Maryland to get advice about their finances.

I was challenging them to really think about the financial decisions they have made ...

Color of Money: Helping a relative pay for college

WASHINGTON -- When I teach about personal finance at my church or for various other organizations, I often refer to the Old Testament story of Joseph.

He could interpret dreams, and predicted in Egypt seven years of plenty followed by seven years...