Terry Savage

Terry Savage

Finance & Investment Guru, Emmy Award-Winning Financial Journalist, and Best-Selling Author

Speaker Categories: Women in Business & Finance | Economic Outlook | Headliners | Investing & Personal Finance | Finance | Healthcare Policy | Women in the Media

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Finance & Investment Guru, Emmy Award-Winning
Financial Journalist, and Best-Selling Author

Terry Savage is a nationally known expert on personal finance, the markets, and the economy. Terry is a regular blogger at the Huffington Post. She is a frequent guest on television and radio shows, including CNN, CBS, and appeared many times on Oprah!

In-Demand Speaker

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 2012, Terry was named a “Top 5 Speaker” in Economics/Finance as a result of popular votes at the Speaking.com web site.

Publications

Terry’s most recent book is a new edition of The Savage Truth on Money, which was named one of the ten best money books of the year by Amazon.com in its first edition. Her other current best-selling book — The Savage Number: How Much Money Do You Really Need to Retire? and deals with issues in retirement planning and investing. Terry also blogs regularly on her website, Twitter, and Facebook.

Investment Expert

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.

Awards

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.

Affiliations

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.

Education

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

Terry's goal is to deliver sound strategies for both Main Street and Wall Street -- and to offer The Savage Truth about America's problems and the opportunities to return America to strong economic growth and rising prosperity.

Who will Bail YOU Out?

Planning for your finances and retirement in the 2009 Economy and Beyond. A look at the economy, the markets, and your investments!

The Savage Truth on Money

Financial speaker Terry Savage presents everything you need to know about investing and financial planning, including tips on how to reach your retirement goals, how to save and borrow for college, how to organize and manage your money using your home computer, important information about estate planning, and how to guard against the financial disasters related to growing older. Questions and answers sessions are an important part of this seminar - any topic is fair game!

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

Are you preparing for retirement, or just keeping your fingers crossed? Keynote speaker Terry Savage shows you how to save and invest for the future, no matter what your age. How long will you live, how much you will need, how much you should invest - and what financial disasters loom? This and more will be covered in Savage's highly motivational and fascinating style.

The Economy and Stock Market Outlook

Terry Savage started her career as a stockbroker and became a founding member—and the first woman trader—on the Chicago Board Options Exchange. This experience gave her the expertise to navigate the very complex world of Wall Street. In her presentations, Savage addresses the current state of Wall Street and the economy, the ramifications for businesses and individuals, and what you can do to improve your financial situation given the current circumstances.

  • The Savage Truth on Money: 2nd Edition
    The Savage Truth on Money: 2nd Edition Purchase Book
  • The New Savage Number: How Much Money Do You Really Need to Retire
    The New Savage Number: How Much Money Do You Really Need to Retire Purchase Book
  • The Savage Truth On Money
    The Savage Truth On Money Purchase Book
  • Terry Savage's New Money Strategies for the '90s: Simple Steps to Creating Wealth and Building Financial Security
    Terry Savage's New Money Strategies for the '90s: Simple Steps to Creating Wealth and Building Financial Security Purchase Book
  • Terry Savage Talks Money: The Common-Sense Guide to Money Matters
    Terry Savage Talks Money: The Common-Sense Guide to Money Matters Purchase Book
  • The Savage Number: How Much Money Do You Need to Retire?
    The Savage Number: How Much Money Do You Need to Retire? Purchase Book

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  • The Savage Truth on Money: 2nd Edition
    The Savage Truth on Money: 2nd Edition Purchase Book
  • The New Savage Number: How Much Money Do You Really Need to Retire
    The New Savage Number: How Much Money Do You Really Need to Retire Purchase Book

Testimonials

  • "I want to personally thank you for your remarkable contribution at MeetDifferent in Atlanta this past week. Your participation in our first ever event motivated and engaged our industry like never before!"

    Bruce M. MacMillan
    President & CEO, Meeting Professionals International
  • "This is a note of appreciating for your fine efforts and great presentation at the DST Retirement Leadership 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."

    Robert Reiter
    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."

    Prem Benimadhu
    The Conference Board of Canada
  • "I just want to say a really big thank you for your contribution to our meeting. You brought a real energy and pace to the meeting and really maintained the interest of the delegates. You did a great job with encouraging questions. . . . Thank you for all the hard work you put into make this meeting a success and I hope we can work together again in the future."

    Janet Bell
    Office Products Industry Council
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