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Below you will find the columns terry has written by date.

Start FAFSA Now!

September 14, 2016

There’s a big change coming in FAFSA – the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. And if you miss out on the new, earlier deadline, you just might miss out on a lot of money! Read It Here

How Fed Hike Would Hit You

September 12, 2016

The Federal Reserve Board has been threatening to raise interest rates for almost two years. And now it really seems poised to take the second rate hike step of the past 10 years. Read It Here

Social Security and Generation Warfare

August 23, 2016

Will you receive your Social Security check? It’s a question that’s about to divide generations and confront politicians. Read It Here

Beat the Market?

July 25, 2016

It's been a great five years for the stock market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 have made new all-time highs. You could hardly miss making money in the stock market -- except if you were a mutual fund manager. S&P Dow Jones Indexes has just released a report showing that over the..

Help With Health Insurance Choices

June 27, 2016

Making decisions about health insurance is complicated and potentially very costly. It's no surprise that Americans don't do a great job of it. It takes work to figure out the best health insurance options. And few people take the time to do it right. Alegeus Healthcare, a provider of platforms for corporate insurance plans, compiles..

Campaign For Investors — Help for You

May 30, 2016

Just in time, some very powerful forces are lining up on the side of the individual investor vs. those in the financial services industry who have been overcharging and urging investors into flawed products. The timing is critical because the baby boom generation is rolling trillions of dollars out of company 401(k) plans and into..

Beware of Fool’s Gold!

April 19, 2016

Rising gold prices -- the precious metal was up 16.5 percent in the first quarter - have given renewed life to some old scams, using new technologies. Just last week a man was arrested in Kansas, charged with selling fake gold bars on Craig's List. Michael Fuljenz, President of Universal Coin and Bullion, a member..

Budget Is Not a Dirty Word

February 16, 2016

It's time to confront your past spending - and make good on your vows to get your money organized. The word budget is both a noun (I'm going to make a budget.) and a verb (I'll have to budget my expenses.) Either way, it doesn't happen without your active participation! Here are a few ways..

Best Money Apps of 2015

December 22, 2015

Financial technology is one of the fastest growing areas of innovation, as mobile apps are being created that give people the ability to control their finances right from their smartphones. Millennials and others want instant access to their financial data and the ability to manage their money. Financial services firms know that's where their clients..

China Joins Major Money Leagues

December 01, 2015

China is now officially part of the money major leagues. The International Monetary Fund has agreed to add the Chinese yuan to its basket of reserve currencies, where it will join the U.S. Dollar, the Euro, the Yen, and the British pound. The move will take place in October, 2016. Inclusion is a highly coveted..

Best Credit Cards for Students

September 14, 2015

It wasn't long ago that college students went back to school and in addition to buying books and sweatshirts on campus, they were offered credit cards--and the chance to plunge into debt before they even began earning an income. Thanks to the Card Act of 2009, credit card issuers are no longer allowed to advertise..

Help for Affordable Care Signup

January 28, 2015

Smart shoppers know it pays to shop around — especially when it comes to health insurance. And with the February 15 deadline rapidly approaching for the Affordable Care Act plans, this is a project you can’t postpone. The federal government says that last year more than 7 million people enrolled, despite glitches in the process...

Families and FAFSA

January 12, 2015

File FAFSA now! Delay is costly By Terry Savage Tribune Content Agency Families of millions of high school seniors are about to embark on a time-consuming, invasive, and generally distasteful project: filling out the FAFSA — the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The only thing that is worse than sitting down at your computer to..


January 08, 2015

The New Year brings an entirely new way to manage your daily finances, allowing you to both receive and pay your bills from your smartphone. And it’s free!  Mint Bills is a new Web app from Intuit, parent company of Quicken desktop software and the popular Mint money tracking service for mobile devices. Mint Bills..

Terry on CNN – Outlook for 2015

December 26, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDPkPVgw0l4 Terry on CNN -- Predicts 2015 - The Year of the Consumer! Terry discusses the economy, jobs and energy prices.

Terry Savage on Good Day FOX

July 31, 2014

Terry discusses how debt impacts your finances. 35% of Americans are in debt, here are tips on how you can find a way out. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQRVYA6HLEU&feature=youtu.be

Terry Savage Answers Your Money Questions on WGN-TV

July 01, 2014


Terry Savage discusses ‘The New Love Deal’ WGN Morning News

May 15, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vWZs3u3v3N4 Terry joins her co-authors on WGN Morning News to discusses their latest book, The New Love Deal – what you need to know before marrying, moving in or moving on.

Terry Talks Money on Windy City Live, ABC7 Chicago

May 05, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yMIxQLFJF8&feature=youtu.be 7 Steps on How to Get your Financial House in Order. Also Terry's new book called The New Love Deal, Everything you must know before marrying, moving in or moving on!

Terry Discusses Identity Theft

March 03, 2014

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYxhWnd-aq0&feature=youtu.be Discussing Identity Theft, how to be careful and protect yourself. Terry answers viewers questions on IRA's, Stock Market, and Student Loans.



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