Singletary presenting workshop at BR forum Singletary presenting workshop at BR forum Advocate staff report Oct. 09, 2013 Comments Michelle Singletary, the columnist for “The Color of Money,” will be the guest speaker for a Saturday forum being organized by Louisiana Jump$tart, a coalition of 40 organizations involved in the financial education of youths and adults. The “Money Matters” forum will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Pennington Conference Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge. Singletary, a Washington Post syndicated columnist, will make the opening remarks on planning, spending and saving, then lead a budgeting and debt-reduction workshop. Other topics at the forum are understanding credit reports, credit scores and how to build credit; the basics of investments; and a consumer fraud and identity theft workshop. Registration is $10. More information and registration are available at www.lajumpstart.org.