Gregory Karp's Spending Smart newspaper column reaches more than 6,000,000 readers of Tribune Co. newspapers, including The Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun, and Hartford Courant. It also runs on the Web sites of additional media outlets ranging from the Los Angeles Times and Newsday to Superstation WGN in Chicago. Karp won the first-ever best-column award in 2006 from the Society of Business Editors and Writers. A staff member at The Morning Call in Allentown, Pa., Karp is an award-winning writer with 17+ years of professional journalism experience as both a writer and editor. He also writes about family finances for Better Homes and Gardens (circulation 7.6 million).