Terry talks about Inflation - May 15, 2024

New I-Bond rates plus Q&A - May 1, 2024

Terry Answers Questions on Mortgages and Timeshares - April 17, 2024

Viewer questions and Trump’s Truth Social - April 3, 2024

Social Security Victory - March 19, 2024

Terry Answers Questions - March 6, 2024

Terry answers Money Questions - January 24, 2024

Terry Answers Viewer Questions - January 10, 2024

No Resolutions, Only Reality - December 27, 2023

The Best Economic News - December 13, 2023

The Gift of Organization! - December 6, 2023

Terry Talks Social Security Horror Stories - November 15, 2023

Social Security Horror Stories! - November 6, 2023

Terry Savage Interviews Warren Buffett

Terry's Columns

  • Stealing Your Secrets

    Identity thieves have a new way of gaining access to your finances.  Even if you’ve...

    Written on June 11, 2024
  • Homeowner’s Insurance — Or Not?

    If you own your own home, it’s no surprise that your homeowner’s insurance premium has...

    Written on June 04, 2024
  • Long Term Care Insurance —...

    The most unexpected and costly expense of retirement is the need to pay for long...

    Written on May 20, 2024
  • News on Student Loans and...

    Consumers just got some good news about a student loan forgiveness extension and about protections...

    Written on May 16, 2024
  • Changing Work World

    The unemployment numbers are encouraging.   The unemployment rate has remained below 4% for 27 months,...

    Written on May 15, 2024
  • Rollover Advice Rule

    Have you noticed how much your 40l(k) plan has grown over the years?  There’s now...

    Written on May 08, 2024
  • I-Bond Update — and Advice

    The new rate for Series I bonds purchased after May 1, 2024 is 4.28%. That...

    Written on May 01, 2024
  • Where’s My Refund?

    What do you do if your IRS tax refund still hasn’t arrived? Now that the...

    Written on April 26, 2024
  • Warning on Credit Repair and...

    In my recent column about credit card warnings, I explained the dangers of zero-interest cards,...

    Written on April 16, 2024
  • Credit Card Warnings — and...

    Some of my best column ideas come from you, my readers. The example below was...

    Written on April 16, 2024

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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.


Terry has explained personal finances to employees of organizations large and small, including:

  • Allstate
  • walmart
  • northen trust
  • mcd
  • walgreens
  • uline
  • statefarm
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