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Terry Savage


The Savage Truth on Money

  • Nationally Syndicated Finance Columnist (Tribune Content Agency)
  • Author of 5 Best-Selling Books – The Savage Truth on Money
  • Founding Member Chicago Board Options Exchange

About Terry

Terry Savage is a nationally recognized expert on personal finance, the economy, and the markets. She writes a weekly personal finance column syndicated in major newspapers by Tribune Content Agency. Ms. Savage is the author of four best-selling books on personal finance, including The Savage Truth on Money and The Savage Number: How Much Money Do You Really Need to Retire? She is a founding member--and the first woman trader--on the Chicago Board Options Exchange.

Terry's Videos

Terry Savage and Pam Krueger are independent and experienced, sell absolutely no products, and do not have individual clients. Their Friends Talk Money podcast is designed to give trusted help and direction to those who need financial advice. Avoid the traps that can destroy your retirement nest-egg. Find trusted advice on topics ranging from annuities to investment, from reverse mortgages to long-term care insurance. Plan your retirement with help from people who put your interests first. Hear them live and ask your questions!

Terry's Books

Terry Savage

The Savage Truth

The Savage Truths on Money are time-tested, but new technologies and techniques make it easier and more profitable to make your money work for you! Now, financial success can be achieved simply and automatically through new apps, tools, and access to low-cost money management tools and advice. Living in financial security—not constantly worrying about education costs, medical bills, or having enough money saved for retirement—is within anyone’s reach.