“Greg Karp tells it like it is, with the specificity and candor busy people need. I am saving money already.”

Jean Chatzky, Author of The Difference: How Anyone Can Prosper in Even the Toughest Times, NBC’s Today Show, Oprah Radio on Sirius XM, blogging at jeanchatzky.com.

“Greg Karp makes managing your money as easy as 1-2-3. He offers sensible, time-tested advice to help you make smart decisions and get your finances on track.”

Liz Pulliam Weston, MSN Money columnist, author of Easy Money, Your Credit Score, and Deal with Your Debt.

“I love this book. Greg’s simple strategies push you to be smart with your dough and act right away.”

Clark Howard, The Clark Howard Show on radio

“Within one hour of picking up The 1-2-3 Money Plan, I already had a list of easy next steps to save on several of our household expenses.”

Stephanie Nelson, Founder of CouponMom.com

“Greg Karp is a lifesaver for people worried about stretching their dollars in a tough economy. He’s no Scrooge. Rather, he nudges you into sound decisions and smart spending.”

Gail MarksJarvis, Chicago Tribune personal finance columnist, author of Saving for Retirement Without Living Like a Pauper or Winning the Lottery

“Today everyone is looking for a quick answer to their financial problems. In The 1-2-3 Money Plan, Greg Karp has created an excellent resource. It’s well organized and full of great ideas. But, most importantly, it’s written in a language that the average consumer can understand and apply. Many people will thank Greg for helping them survive financially tough times.”

Gary Foreman, editor The DollarStretcher Web site, stretcher.com

“Greg Karp really knows his stuff, and he lays it out in plain language that will help anyone save money and get financially fit.”

Jeff Yeager, Author of The Ultimate Cheapskate’s Road Map to True Riches

“The money you spend on this book should easily be recouped by the time you’re only several pages into it”

Russell Wild, Financial advisor, author of Exchange-Traded Funds for Dummies, Bond Investing for Dummies,” and “Index Investing for Dummies

Living Rich by Spending Smart was named one of Five Money Books to Change Your Life

by MSN Money, March 10, 2008.

“For every consumer who consistently fails to engage brain before operating pocketbook, this book provides simple, concrete steps to immediately take control of your spending.”

Edgar Dworsky
Founder
ConsumerWorld.org

“The book is full of practical information for trimming and redeploying spending, which is often given short shrift in other personal finance books. The author provides solid advice and solid writing on a topic that benefits from a fresh voice.”

Liz Pulliam Weston
MSN Money columnist and Author of
Easy Money: How to Simplify Your Finances and Get What You Want Out of Life

“Greg Karp, who's a fantastic syndicated personal finance writer, has written a well-researched story, that, yes, it is possible to find real deals in a drugstore.”

Clark Howard
The Clark Howard Show
Broadcast, Oct. 18, 2007

“I like to think of myself as a frugal person, but...I would have continued on in blissful ignorance had I not reviewed an upcoming book, [Living Rich by] Spending Smart, by Gregory Karp.”

Liz Pulliam Weston
MSN Money column
Aug. 13, 2007

“Gregory Karp’s Spending Smart columns make personal finance easy to understand. He chooses topics people care about and writes with a consumer-oriented approach that offers a good mix of advice and information. His columns give readers the information they need to make smart personal finance decisions, and he does it in a concise and friendly way.”

Judges in naming Spending Smart a Best Column of 2006
Society of American Business Editors and Writers

“After 21 years of giving advice about your wallet on the radio, I thought I had heard it all and read it all. Then I read Living Rich by Spending Smart. Greg Karp has a clear roadmap to wealth that is yours for the taking. Follow his simple steps and you will take control of your financial future. Get FIT now!”

Clark Howard, The Clark Howard radio show

“Greg Karp offers well-researched, practical strategies that can help anyone save big money on everyday expenses, and his entertaining writing style makes the book a fun read.”

Stephanie Nelson, editor of CouponMom.com

“Wise people have always known it. Now Greg Karp lets everyone in on the secret. The surest way to living well is to manage your spending. Living Rich by Spending Smart is a simple roadmap that anyone can follow. And should!”

Gary Foreman, editor of TheDollarStretcher.com

“This is not another book that simply tells you to control your impulses, and then sends you on your way to struggle. Gregory Karp's no-nonsense book is full of specific ideas that will help you avoid the blackholes that suck away money you don't need to spend. You can make money without working, and save money without pain and sacrifice. A must-read for every person who can't stretch their paychecks as far as they would like.

Gail MarksJarvis, Chicago Tribune personal finance columnist and author of Saving for Retirement (without Living Like a Pauper or Winning the Lottery).

“Greg Karp gets it and you will too. His research and tips will help you keep more of the money you earn. Reading Living Rich by Spending Smart is the best way to give yourself a raise.”

Steve & Annette Economides, New York Times Best-Selling Authors of America’s Cheapest Family Gets You Right On The Money
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