Gregory Karp is a former NerdWallet writer and an expert in personal finance and credit cards. A journalist for more than 30 years, he has been a newspaper reporter and editor, authored two personal finance books and created the "Spending Smart" syndicated newspaper column. His awards include national recognition several times from the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing.
- Education: B.A. in magazine journalism and management from Syracuse University
- Awards: Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing: Best column, Best in business projects, New Jersey Press Association: Responsible journalism, Pennsylvania Keystone Press Awards: Business or consumer story
- Organizations: Chicago Headline Club (Treasurer), Chicago Headline Club Foundation (Treasurer), Society of Professional Journalists Region 5 (Treasurer)
- Previous experience: Chicago Tribune, The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.), The Express-Times (Easton, Pa.)
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