For Immediate Release
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April 3, 2000
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Indiana University Northwest
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The Savage Truth About Money
Terry Savage Speaks at IU Northwest as Kick-Off to New Women's Institute

Terry Savage, nationally recognizedfinancial authority and television personality, will be at IndianaUniversity Northwest this month to share her expertise and wit on theSavageTruth About Money, as part of the First Annual Spring Forum 2000.Sponsored by the newly formed Indiana Women's Institute for Learning andLeadership (IWILL), the campusWomen'sStudies Center and Divisionof Business and Economics, the presentation will be April 13 at 1 p.m.in the Academic ActivitiesBuilding Auditorium. 

As a stock trader, stockbroker, investment advisor, television commentator,and best-selling personal finance author, Savage uses her expertise togive candid and up-front financial advice while empowering individualsto make informed money decisions.

“Terry Savage is an exciting speaker, and gives a lot of valuable financialinformation,” says AnnaRominger, associate professor of business administration and IWILLmember. “She is highly respected in the area of personal finances, andas a person. This is a wonderful opportunity to see what Savage has tooffer and for the community to see what IUNorthwest has to offer as part of its SharedVision.”

Author of two other best-sellers, Terry Savage's New Money Strategiesfor the ‘90s and Terry Savage Talks Money, Savage also writesa weekly syndicated column in personal finance for the ChicagoSun Times, is the personal finance columnist for Barron’sOnline and is a featured expert on Microsoft's MoneyCentral website.

As a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the Universityof Michigan, Savage started her career as a stockbroker, and becamea founding member in 1973, as well as the first women trader on the ChicagoOptions Exchange. She was co-editor of Options Trading Strategies,an investment newsletter and is a former member of the ChicagoMercantile Exchange's International Monetary Market. Savage is alsoa registered investment advisor for both stocks and futures.

For 12 years, Savage appeared daily on CBStelevision in Chicago giving business and financial news, as well as servingas host on the station's financial interview program, Money Talks. Shehas won numerous awards for television reporting including the NationalPress Club Award for “Outstanding Consumer Journalism.” She also wonan Emmy for her hour-long special Money-It Doesn't Grow on Trees.

Currently, Savage is a regular business commentator on Nightly BusinessReport on PBS, and is often a featured guest expert offering financialadvice and planning on CNN, CNBC,McNeil-Lehrer, and other national programs. She has appeared on Oprahmanytimes as well. Among her current activities, Savage is also the money columnistfor Mature Outlook Magazine and the Northwest Airlines World Traveler in-flightmagazine. She also takes an active role in American and Chicago businesscommunity. 

The idea for the April 13 IWILL Spring Forum began with Cynthia Own-Bergland,wife of IU Northwest Chancellor Bruce Bergland, and a small grass rootscommittee. Together they hope to expand the institute and to bring bothuniversity and community women together to promote learning and leadershipto all women in the Northwest Indiana area.

 “There aren't many places for women to go for resources availablethat facilitate well balanced growth. We want ours to include success inall aspects of life, including personal and emotional growth.” says Owen-Bergland,adding that the group hopes to expand and host a series of educationalworkshops and brown bag lunch sessions for community and university women.The committee also plans to hold another forum in the autumn.

The Terry Savage presentation is open to interested individuals freeof charge. More information on the event or IWILL is with the campus women's studies program at extension 219-980-6680.     .

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