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Amy Buttell
Works at Lake Effect Creative
Attended Mercyhurst College
Lived in Bethesda, MD
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PR vs reality in US Tax rates: http://amybuttell.wordpress.com/2013/05/29/pr-vs-reality-in-u-s-corporate-tax-rates/ << my latest blog post
Following the revelation last week that Apple Computer paid virtually no taxes at all on billions of dollars in overseas profits, the topic of what corporations actually pay in taxes is a timely on...
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A crack in the securities arbitration wall? http://amybuttell.wordpress.com/2013/05/23/a-crack-in-the-securities-arbitration-wall/ << my latest blog post
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Apple's audacity in tax evasion mind-blowing http://amybuttell.wordpress.com/2013/05/21/apples-audacity-in-tax-evasion-mind-blowing/ << my latest blog post
Apple is ubiquitous -- it's international headquarters exists everywhere and nowhere -- according to it's claim that it's international subsidiaries are effectively stateless, leading to no tax lia...
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The college - tuition, loan & savings - bubble http://amybuttell.wordpress.com/2013/05/14/the-college-tuition-loan-savings-bubble/ << my latest blog post
While writing an article about college savings plans, the sheer number of plans in the marketplace struck me as slightly absurd -- more than 100. Some states have multiple plans and there appears n...
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U.S. energy independence could wreak global geopolitical havoc http://amybuttell.wordpress.com/2013/05/28/us-energy-independence-could-wreak-global-geopolitical-havoc/ << may save us $$ but complicate global energy dynamic
Just a decade ago, the prospect of U.S. energy independent was a dream, and not a very likely one at that. But today with the shale oil boom and increased vehicle energy efficiencies, energy self-s...
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News flash: American's retirement plans are derailing amybuttell.wordpress.com/2013/05/16/new… << my latest blog post
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Credit rating firms dodge a bullet: http://amybuttell.wordpress.com/2013/05/15/credit-rating-firms-dodge-a-bullet/ << my latest blog post
There were many perpetrators involved in the 2007-09 financial crisis and most of them have gotten off scott free. Credit rating firms were a major player that have experienced limited fallout for ...
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The end of the 30-year mortgage? My thoughts on real estate risk for homeowners, banks & the govt: http://amybuttell.wordpress.com/2013/05/09/the-end-of-the-30-year-fixed-mortgage/ 
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Work
Occupation
Writer & Editor
Skills
Custom content creation, social media strategy, branding, writing, editing
Employment
  • Lake Effect Creative
    CEO, 1999 - present
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Previously
Bethesda, MD - Lenexa, KS - Des Moines, IA - Boston, MA - St. Joseph, MO - Greenville, SC - Binghamton, NY - Erie, PA - Columbia, SC
Story
Tagline
Financial journalist, content creator, Red Sox fan
Introduction
As a financial storyteller, I seize the opportunity to shape narratives via articles, social media, info graphics, white papers, marketing collateral, e-mail marketing campaigns and ghost written commentaries. Whatever your story is, my job is to understand it and articulate its value and substance to your audience. My 14 years of experience as a financial services journalist, corporate communications and branding specialist and content creator give my clients the leg up in communicating consistently and creatively.
Education
  • Mercyhurst College
    Accounting, 2006 - 2009
  • Furman University
    English, 1979 - 1983
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Female