George Mentz

George Mentz is a premier, sought-after speaker, revolutionary author, and global management consultant. Dr. Mentz is universally referenced by his clientele, friends and colleagues, as one of the most thoughtful, enthusiastic, and empathetic individuals in the business world today. George Mentz, an international lawyer, is the founder of the GAFM Global Academy of Financial Management ® and he has published extensively in the fields of law, e-business, entrepreneurship, international finance, and success strategy.

Some of Dr. Mentz's bestselling books include: CWM Chartered Wealth Manager Guide, Project Manager Executive Guide, The Wealth Management Executive Guide, The Secret Powers of Highly Effective People, Spiritual Wealth Management, Wealth Management and Financial Planning, and many more. Published in many journals, Mentz was a pioneer in the movements of: executive certification training, international wealth management, internet marketing and neuroplasticity.

George Mentz has advised with consultative insights to the US Government and United Nations on domestic and international issues while helping people from around the world improve their education and careers. Mentz is a syndicated author, contributor and expert for various news and media channels. George Mentz and his companies have held seminars and VIP courses in over 35 countries worldwide. Professor Mentz received his Doctor of Jurisprudence and MBA degree after attending graduate coursework at Loyola University, Catholique University Belgium, William and Mary Law School, Tulane University, and programs in Austria, Spain, Mexico and Brazil.

Mentz is the first person in the United States to achieve "Quad Designation" Status as a JD, MBA, qualified/licensed financial planner and wealth manager, and Qualified/Certified Financial Consultant & Planner. Counselor Mentz is the recipient of national awards and honors for his contributions in the fields of management, excellence, teaching, charity, leadership, and speaking In recent years, George Mentz has been named a expert and leader for his publications and he has been honored by mainstream media as a brain trust member and part of the Dream Team of Financial Writers for mainstream media outlets.

George Mentz has served on the advisory boards of: The Global Finance Forum in Switzerland, The World E-Commerce Forum in the UK, The Certified Economist Association of Africa, and the China Wealth Management Institute of Hong Kong, The Arab Academy Standards Council, The International Project Management Commission, a US Medical School, a Law School's Graduate Program, and various charities. Mentz and his executive development companies have been featured or quoted in the NASDAQ News, Forbes, Reuters, Morningstar, Yahoo Finance, Wall Street Globe, The Hindu National, El Norte Latin America, the Financial Times, NYSSA New York Securities Analysts News, The China Daily, The Department of Education ERIC Library, The US Department of Labor Brochures, Black Enterprise, The San Francisco Chronicle, Associated Press, & The Arab Times.

David Bach

David Bach has helped millions of people around the world take action to live and finish rich. He is one of the most popular and prolific financial authors of our time with eleven consecutive national bestsellers, including two consecutive #1 New York Times bestsellers, Start Late, Finish Rich and The Automatic Millionaire as well as Start Over, Finish Rich, Fight for Your Money, Go Green, Live Rich, The Automatic Millionaire Homeowner, Smart Women Finish Rich, Smart Couples Finish Rich, The Finish Rich Workbook and The Automatic Millionaire Workbook. David Bach carries the unique distinction of having had four of his books appear simultaneously on the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, and USA Today bestseller lists. In all, his FinishRich Books have been published in more than 18 languages, with more than seven million copies in print worldwide.

Bach is an internationally renowned motivational and financial speaker.  He regularly presents seminars for and delivers keynote addresses to the world’s leading financial service firms, Fortune 500 companies, universities, and national conferences.  Over the past twenty years he has empowered people throughout the world on personal finance reaching over a half million people through live events.

Bach is regularly featured in the national media. He is a regular contributor to NBC’s Today show where he has appeared weekly for the past three years on the Money 911 segments. In addition Bach has appeared six times on The Oprah Winfrey Show. He has also been a frequent guest on Weekend Today, CNN's Larry King Live, ABC's Live with Regis and Kelly, The View, CBS's Early Show, ABC News, ABC’s Good Money, Fox News, and CNBC. He has been profiled in many major publications including The New York Times, BusinessWeek, USA Today, People, Reader's Digest, Time, Financial Times, the Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Working Woman, Glamour, Family Circle, and Redbook. He has been a contributor to Redbook Magazine, Smart Money Magazine,, Yahoo Finance and AOL Money.

Prior to founding FinishRich Media, LLC, Bach was a Senior Vice President of Morgan Stanley and a partner of The Bach Group, which during his tenure (1993 to 2001) managed more than half a billion dollars for individual investors.  Bach is involved with many worthwhile causes including: Habitat for Humanity – New York City where he is a past board member. In consideration of all of Bach’s past and present success, what he is most proud of are his two sons, Jack and James Bach.

David Bach lives in New York.

Terry Savage

Terry Savage is a nationally known expert on personal finance, the markets, and the economy. She writes a syndicated financial column for the Chicago Sun-Times, is a frequent guest on television and radio shows, including CNN, CBS, and appeared many times on Oprah! Terry’s commentaries also appear online at, the popular investing website, and also have been featured on and

Terry is in demand as a speaker at business meetings across the country. Her lively presentation style entertains as well as informs, whether talking about global economics, investing techniques, or personal finances. In 2012, Terry was named a “Top5 Speaker” in Economics/Finance as a result of popular votes at the web site.

Terry’s most recent book is a new edition of The Savage Truth on Money, which was named one of the ten best money books of the year by Her other current best-selling book: The Savage Number: How Much Money Do You Really Need to Retire?  - was published in 2009 and deals with issues in retirement planning and investing.

Terry’s financial expertise comes from experience. She started her career as a stockbroker, and became a founding member—and the first woman trader—on the Chicago Board Options Exchange. Savage was also a member of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange where she traded interest rate contracts and currency futures. She is a registered investment advisor for both stocks and futures.

Terry Savage has won numerous awards, including the National Press Club award for Outstanding Consumer Journalism, and the Outstanding Personal Finance Columnist award given by the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and two Emmys for her television work.

Savage takes an active role in America’s business community. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group, and previously served on the boards of McDonald’s Corporation for 14 years and Pennzoil-Quaker State Corporation for 5 years. She was a recipient of the Director’s Choice Award honoring selected women who serve on America’s top corporate boards.

She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Michigan, where she won a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship in American Studies.