An Emmy-Award winning financial journalist, Terry Savage is a nationally known expert on personal finance and a regular television commentator on issues related to investing and financial markets.  She is the nationally syndicated personal finance columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times and writes a weekly column for, the popular investing website.

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 web site.

ABOUT Terry Savage   (+/-)

Expertise from Experience

Terry Savage'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.  Terry 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.

Multiple Award-Winning Journalist and Corporate Advisor

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.  She serves on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (NYSE) and previously served on the boards of McDonald's Corporation and Pennzoil-Quaker State Corporation.  Terry has also been a recipient of the Director's Choice Award, honoring selected women who serve on America's top corporate boards.



The Savage Truth and The Savage Number: The Economy, Markets, and Personal Finance

Terry Savage's unique approach for her presentations results in a completely customized and different speech for every occasion.   Her content typically includes insight, analysis and commentary on the economy, the markets and personal finance but the perspective and exact issues addressed vary according to each client's specific goals, audience and experience.   Terry delivers highly-tailored programs that are relevant, powerful and practical, filled with current events, news, and advice.