About Gregory Karp

Gregory Karp is author of “Living Rich by Spending Smart: How to Get More of What You Really Want” and “The 1-2-3 Money Plan: The Three Most Important Steps to Saving and Spending Smart.”

His “Spending Smart” newspaper column reaches more than 6 million readers of Tribune Co. newspapers, including The Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun, Orlando Sentinel and Hartford Courant. Karp won the first-ever best-column award in 2006 from the Society of Business Editors and Writers and won the same award again in 2008.

On staff at The Morning Call in Allentown, Pa., Karp is an award-winning writer with 20 years of professional journalism experience as both a writer and editor. He has also written about family finances for Better Homes and Gardens (circulation 7.6 million).

Greg’s advice has been appeared in media ranging from Newsweek and SmartMoney to MSN Money and Atlanta‚Äôs WSB-TV, as well as scores of newspapers and radio programs.