Trae Bodge is the shopping expert here at GiftYa. Trae helps people find the best deals and ideas on popular new items to purchase.
A top personal finance expert according to GoBankingRates and Flexjobs, Trae has appeared on numerous television shows and written for many publications. Her monthly segment on CBS2 NY and Fox 5 NY is called “Best Buys” which helps people spot the best places and times to save month to month. She has her eyes on seasonal and retail focused savings for the price conscious shopper. She has also appeared on Rachael Ray, MSNBC, CNBC, Yahoo! News, Inside Edition, Cheddar and other network affiliates.
Besides being a TV commentator who specializes in smart shopping, she also writes for a number of publications as a lifestyle journalist. Her written work has been featured as a contributing editor for Women's Day magazine and several online publications including WomensDay.com, MagnifyMoney.com, LendingTree.com and RD.com.
Her written work and research into smart shopping has also appeared online on USAToday.com, First for Women, USNews.com, Kiplingers, Marketwatch, MSN Money and Yahoo Finance. Trae's Experience has always helped her audience keep more money in their bank accounts when they need to shop anywhere.
The dozens of TV shows and Trae’s experience with researching smart shopping tips give her unique insight over a career of helping people save money on everyday purchases or planning big expenses. With years of experience hunting deals and talking directly with major brands, Trae Bodge knows the market from both sides and works to shed some light to how to best use your dollars in a way that is not too far from your everyday routine. She outlines tips and tricks for the day to day shopper or places to look out for new deals at depending on the time of year.