Terry Savage

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General Information

Name: Terry Savage

Pen Name: None

Born: in Ohio

Website: www.TerrySavage.com

Email: Terry@TerrySavage.com


Illinois Connection

Terry Savage is a nationally syndicated Chicago Sun-Times personal finance columnist.

Biographical and Professional Information

Savage is a popular author and award winning financial journalist. She is a nationally known expert on personal finance and a regular television commentator on issues related to investing and financial markets. Her syndicated personal finance column for the Chicago Sun-Times is read in newspapers across the country, and her columns appear regularly on TheStreet.com, the popular investing website.

Terry's latest book is The Savage Number: How Much Money Do You Need to Retire? Within three weeks of publication it hit the Top 20 list on Amazon.com. Her previous best-seller, The Savage Truth on Money, was named one of the ten best money books of the year by Amazon.com, and was made into an hour-long television special which aired on PBS.

Terry is a frequent guest on national radio and television shows ranging from PBS' Nightly Business Report to CNN and CNBC. She's appeared several times on Oprah! And she's the regular substitute host of the nationally syndicated Bob Brinker radio show on ABC radio.

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's International Monetary Market where she traded interest rate contracts and currency futures. She is a registered investment advisor for both stocks and futures.

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 (NYSE) 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.

Savage is involved in Chicago's civic affairs, serving as a director of The Executives' Club of Chicago, Junior Achievement of Illinois and the Northwestern Memorial Hospital Foundation. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Michigan where she won a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship in American history and economics.

Published Works

  • Terry Savage: Understanding Your Money (Audio Cassette), Harper Audio, 1992
  • Terry Savage: Understanding Insurance and Planning for the Future (Audio Cassette), Harper Audio, 1992
  • Terry Savage Talks Money: The Common-Sense Guide to Money Matters, Harperbusiness, 1993
  • Terry Savage’s New Money Strategies for the '90s: Simple Steps to Creating Wealth and Building Financial Security, Harperbusiness, 1994
  • The Savage Truth On Money, Wiley, 2001
  • The Savage Number: How Much Money Do You Need to Retire, Wiley, 2007
  • The New Savage Number: How Much Money Do You Really Need to Retire, Wiley, 2009

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Terry Savage: Understanding Your Money

ISBN: 1559944927
Release Date: 1992-01

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Terry Savage: Understanding Insurance and Planning for the Future

ISBN: 1559945559
Release Date: 1992-05

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Terry Savage Talks Money: The Common-Sense Guide to Money Matters

ISBN: 0887306233
Release Date: 1993-02

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Terry Savage's New Money Strategies for the '90s: Simple Steps to Creating Wealth and Building Financial Security

ISBN: 0887306683
Release Date: 1994-01

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The Savage Truth On Money

ISBN: 0471416282
Release Date: 2001-06-05

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The Savage Number: How Much Money Do You Need to Retire?

ISBN: 0470067748
Release Date: 2007-02-09

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The New Savage Number: How Much Money Do You Really Need to Retire?

ISBN: 0470538767
Release Date: 2009-09-28

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Literary Awards

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.

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

PRESENTATION TOPICS

  • Economy
  • Financial Investments
  • Financial & Tax Planning
  • Master of Ceremonies
  • Economy/Economic Outlook
  • Media
  • Best-selling author
  • Investing and Personal Finances
  • Online Personal Financial Management
  • The Savage Truth on Money

External Links

Terry Savage on WorldCat

Terry Savage on Amazon

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