About the Author
Ann Perry writes a weekly personal financial column for the San Diego Union-Tribune that is syndicated by Copley News Service. She has also written an Internet shopping column for Knight-Ridder newspapers and contributed to many other financial publications.
She lives in Encinitas, California, where she can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Her grandmother popularized the first widely marketed Go Fish card game, helping lay the foundation for Perry’s own inheritance.