Trae Bodge is an accomplished lifestyle journalist and TV commentator who specializes in smart shopping, personal finance, beauty, toys, parenting and retail. In addition to monthly “Best Buys” segments on CBS2 NY, Fox 5 NY and ABC/WJLA in DC, she has appeared on dozens of TV shows, including Rachael Ray, Inside Edition, CNBC and 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 and her writing and expert commentary have also appeared in Forbes, USNews.com, Kiplinger, Marketwatch, MSN Money, Yahoo Finance, VICE Guide to Life and numerous others.
Trae has been featured as a beauty tastemaker in Elle, Redbook, InStyle and Essence and has served as a judge on panels for Redbook, Parents and The Handbag Awards. She is also co-founder of the cult cosmetic brand Three Custom Color Specialists.
Trae loves delicious food, beautiful art, rocking music, and new places. She spends her free time with her 12-year old daughter, Sadie Mae, her husband, Chris, their guinea pig, Chewy, and family and friends.