Trae Bodge is an accomplished lifestyle journalist and TV commentator who specializes in smart shopping, personal finance, parenting, and retail.

She has appeared on TV hundreds of times; including NBC Nightly News with Lester HoltInside Edition, CNBC and local network affiliates nationwide.

Trae has been named a Top Voice in Retail by LinkedIn and a top personal finance expert by GoBankingRates and FlexJobs. She is a contributing editor at Woman’s Day magazine, a contributor at and CNN Underscored, and her writing and expert commentary have appeared in Forbes,, Kiplinger, Marketwatch, MSN, Yahoo Finance and numerous others.

Trae is co-founder of the media coaching firm, One Take, and the cult cosmetic brand, Three Custom Color Specialists.​ She is also a frequent speaker at conferences such as FinCon, Alt Summit, and Mom 2.0 Summit.

Trae loves delicious food, vintage clothing, beautiful art, rocking music, and new places. She spends her free time with her 13-year old daughter, Sadie Mae, her husband, Chris, their guinea pig, Chewy, and family and friends.

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