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 Good Morning America’s GMA3, 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 contributor at and Millie Magazine for Synchrony, and her writing and expert commentary have appeared in Newsweek, Woman’s Day, Forbes,, Kiplinger, MarketwatchYahoo 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 financial, parenting, and creative conferences.

She loves delicious food, vintage clothing, beautiful art, rocking music, and new places. She spends her free time with her 14-year old daughter, Sadie Mae, her husband, Chris, and family and friends.

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