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Terry Savage

Born: in Ohio
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Terry Savage is a nationally syndicated Chicago Sun-Times personal finance columnist.

Biography: 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.


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.

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Email: Terry@TerrySavage.com
Website: http://www.TerrySavage.com
Terry Savage on WorldCat : http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=terry+savage


Selected Titles

Terry Savage talks money :
ISBN: 0887306233 OCLC: 23939758

HarperPerennial, New York, NY : 1991.

Terry Savage's new money strategies for the '90s :
ISBN: 0887306683 OCLC: 30045211

HarperBusiness, New York, NY : ©1994.

The new Savage number :
ISBN: 0470538767 OCLC: 320799547

Wiley, Hoboken, N.J. : ©2009.

The Savage number :
ISBN: 0470067748 OCLC: 57641311

J. Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, N.J. : ©2005.

A personal finance expert provides techniques to plan a successful, satisfying retirement, using "Monte Carlo modeling"--The statistical science of modeling multiple alternatives to come up with a range of highly probable results. The process guides readers through the critical decisions about how to invest their retirement money--and how much they can withdraw to live on--so their money lasts their entire lifetime.

The Savage truth on money
ISBN: 0471352292 OCLC: 45729459

Wiley, New York : ©1999.

A guide to personal money management, offering advice on spending and debt, the stock market, mutual funds, retirement, insurance policies, wills and estates, and other topics.

  The savage truth on money /
ISBN: 0471416282 OCLC: 46695195

Wiley, New York ; 2001.

  Understanding insurance /
ISBN: 1559945559 OCLC: 25609715

HarperCollins, New York : 1992.

  Understanding your money /
ISBN: 1559944927 OCLC: 25226125

HarperPerennial, New York, NY : 1992.

 

 

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