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After working in the finance and treasury departments of several large companies Mary Schaeffer turned to writing and consulting full time.

Publishing Experience - Other:

2005 - to the present. Publisher and Editorial Director for a suite of products focusing on accounts payable. A print, fee-based newsletter, Accounts Payable Now & Tomorrow and a complimentary e-zine, e-News from the AP Front are the first offerings. The firm also does consulting and customized training. For information about these products or if you need a consultant please contact Ms. Schaeffer at

1994 - 2005 Editor, for a mid-sized newsletter publisher. Plan and write two business newsletters for credit and collection executives and accounts payable professionals.

1991 - present Freelance writer. Have written hundreds of articles for publications such as The New York Times, Newsday, Seattle magazine, Applause, Corporate Cashflow, Home Business News, Treasury and Risk Management, Financial Freedom Report, Chicago Life and The Writer.

Publishing Experience – Books:

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Books by Mary Schaeffer.

Corporate/Other Experience:

Before turning to writing full-time in 1994, I spent fifteen years in corporate America where I toiled in Treasury and Finance departments both as an Assistant Treasurer at The Equitable Life Assurance Society and then the Financial Risk Manager for Olympia & York.


B.S. Math - York College
M.B.A. Finance - New York University
Passed the Registered Rep exam given by the NASD

Professional Affiliations:

Authors Guild
New York Financial Writers' Association