Terry Savage is a nationally known expert on personal finance, the markets, and the economy. She writes a syndicated financial column for the Chicago Sun-Times, is a frequent guest on television and radio shows, including CNN, CBS, and appeared many times on Oprah! Terry’s commentaries also appear online at Moneyshow.com, the popular investing website, and also have been featured on YahooFinance.com and TheStreet.com.
Terry is in demand as a speaker at business meetings across the country. Her lively presentation style entertains as well as informs, whether talking about global economics, investing techniques, or personal finances. In 2011, Terry was named a “Top5 Speaker” in Economics/Finance as a result of popular votes at the Speaking.com web site.
Terry’s book, a new edition of "The Savage Truth on Money", was named one of the ten best money books of the year by Amazon.com. Her other best-selling book: "The Savage Number: How Much Money Do You Really Need to Retire?" deals with issues in retirement planning and investing.
Terry’s financial expertise comes from experience. She started her career as a stockbroker, and became a founding member -- and the first woman trader -- on the Chicago Board Options Exchange. Savage was also a member of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange where she traded interest rate contracts and currency futures. She is a registered investment advisor for both stocks and futures.
Terry Savage has won numerous awards, including the National Press Club award for Outstanding Consumer Journalism, and the Outstanding Personal Finance Columnist award given by the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and two Emmys for her television work.
Savage takes an active role in America’s business community. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group, and previously served on the boards of McDonald’s Corporation for 14 years and Pennzoil-Quaker State Corporation for 5 years. She was a recipient of the Director’s Choice Award honoring selected women who serve on America’s top corporate boards. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Michigan, where she won a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship in American Studies.
- The Savage Truth on Money
- Economic Outlook for 2015
Financial, Women, Business, Media
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"All the feedback I got was great!" - Advisor Group
"I want to personally thank you for your remarkable contribution at MeetDifferent in Atlanta... Your participation in our first ever event motivated & engaged our industry like never before!" - MEETING PROFESSIONALS INTERNATIONAL
"Terry, on behalf of the Chicago Chapter of SIM (Society for Information Management), I wanted to thank you for joining us on Monday evening for our Spring Gala event. With over 200 guests, we exceeded our expectations which clearly was a result of your renown recognition in the Chicagoland community. We have received rave reviews and comments from our survey that our guests responded to this week.
Thank you again and we appreciate your thought provoking information/presentation Monday evening." - TCS Education System
"This is a note of appreciation for your fine efforts and great presentation at the DST Retirement Leaadership Forum this week. As always, your thoughts were on target, and highly thought-provoking. I, for one, will be looking at your website as I pursue my own retirement plans! The book is a great tool, and our conference participants really enjoyed receiving it." - DST Systems, Inc.
"We want to thank you for your excellent contribution to our Leaders' Forum last week. Terry, your presentation did a fantastic job of drawing some important lessons from the current economic climate. It brought the U.S. perspective to the discussion -- and that was extremely valuable." - The Conference Board of Canada