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Doreen Martel
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If you are planning on traveling outside of the United States to locations like Indonesia, China, Brazil, or India, in addition to your valid U.S. Passport, you will also need to have a Visa. Visas are available for tourists ...
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If you are in the midst of planning to start saving for your child’s college education, it may be a good idea to work with a financial planner who understands indexed annuities.  parents are looking for a lower risk investmen...
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Recipes: Corned beef and cabbage
Saint Patrick Day celebrations almost always include a Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner.  What exactly goes into this meal is different depending on who is preparing this dish.  Here is a family favorite New England Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner that was pre...
Saint Patrick Day celebrations almost always include a Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner.  What exactly goes into this meal is different depending on who is preparing this dish.  Here is a family favorite New England Corned Beef...
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How to supplement your income with an online job
There is no doubt there are hundreds of work-at-home scams on the Internet. However, this should not be a deterrent when seeking to supplement income with an online job. One of the first things to understand is the difference between having a job and being ...
There is no doubt there are hundreds of work-at-home scams on the Internet. However, this should not be a deterrent when seeking to supplement income with an online job. One of the first things to understand is the difference...
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Understanding the drawbacks to freelance work
Although many people are successful freelancers, many of them have had to discover the drawbacks of freelance work on their own. Many envision freelancing as an opportunity to be your own boss and to make your own hours. The reality however is often quite d...
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Getting a Visa for overseas travel
If you are planning on traveling outside of the United States to locations like Indonesia, China, Brazil, or India, in addition to your valid U.S. Passport, you will also need to have a Visa. Visas are available for tourists and business travelers for speci...
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Indexed annuities and college savings plans
If you are in the midst of planning to start saving for your
child’s college education, it may be a good idea to work with a financial
planner who understands indexed annuities.  parents are looking for a lower risk
investment that offers them gains that ar...
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How to find online jobs in a rough economy
Today, many people may be wondering how to find online jobs in a rough economy. It is important to distinguish between a job (e.g., something dependable that provides a regular paycheck) and contracts (e.g., a self-employed person working for clients). Onli...
Today, many people may be wondering how to find online jobs in a rough economy. It is important to distinguish between a job (e.g., something dependable that provides a regular paycheck) and contracts (e.g., a self-employed p...
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Layoffs: When to settle for a smaller paycheck
There are two different circumstances where an employee may be asked to settle for a smaller paycheck. One is to avoid being laid off and one is being asked to come back to work after a layoff and accept a smaller paycheck.  However, before making a solid d...
There are two different circumstances where an employee may be asked to settle for a smaller paycheck. One is to avoid being laid off and one is being asked to come back to work after a layoff and accept a smaller paycheck.  ...
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Is experience always necessary to get a job?
Most of us are able to remember our first job. In addition to that, most of us remember how hard it was to get that new job. There always appears to be a "chicken and egg" theory that applies to getting a job. You know you are capable, but potential employ...
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A freelance writer who has grown and developed a portfolio of writing over a period of three years. With a focus on working at home, this writer has developed two blogs that help telecommuters and freelancers who are new to facing the challenges of working at home. With more than twenty years of industry experience, this writer also focuses a lot of time on writing about the mortgage and financial industry. The foreclosure market is another area of particular interest as more people are facing this possibility.

An active member of the Holliston Lions Club this author has served as District Governor for the Lions of District 33K as well as serving in several other leadership positions. In addition this author has been a presenter at Lions Leadership Training & Development sessions, a presenter at the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Associations Leadership program and serves on the board of National Braille Press, a Boston based braille printing press.

My Awards & Certifications

(Lions Clubs International) Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow

  • Certified First Home Buying Education coordinator
  • Graduate of Dean College (Franklin MA) Accounting Program (1999)
  • Graduate of Train the Trainer Program (Lions Clubs International (2006))
My Experience
  • Financial Experience: Accounting Certification from Dean College
  • Sales Assistant at Kidder Peabody, Dean Whitter and Shearson Lehman
  • Mortgage Compliance Officer, New England Merchants Associates
  • Offshore Accounting, Specialist Putnam Investments
  • Retirement Specialist, Putnam Investments
Writing/editing experience

In addition to several private clients, this writer also maintains several online portfolios including

  • Writer Access
  • Helium
  • oDesk

On both sites this writer serves as an editor among other positions

Freelance writer for:
  • Writer Access
  • Internet Brands
  • Rief Media
  • Save for House
  • Numerous private clients
Website Development

While this is not a specialty this writer has also donated time to setting up and providing content for the following websites

  • District 33K Lions Clubs
  • Holliston Lions Club
  • Massachusetts Lions Eye Research Fund, Inc.
  • Nellie Burge
  • Reading Lions Club
Education
  • Dean College
    Accounting, 1999 - 1999
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