Like most successful inventors, Ron Klein identified a problem, then found a solution. Due to his monumental contribution, more than 609 million credit cards are in existence, with more than 174 million American adults alone owning at least one card. But here's the catch: Klein has never actually made much money off of his patent. So what did he invent? Oh, just the magnetic credit card strip—among several other impressive things. It's why he's often called the "Grandfather of Possibilities."
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