Sally Herigstad

Honolulu, HI USA

Professional Experience

I am a certified public accountant and the author of "Help! I Can't Pay My Bills" (St. Martin's Griffin). I write regularly for MSN Money and other publications. I also write the weekly column "To Her Credit" at


Book Author
2 Years
Technical Writer
6 Years
10 Years


Personal Finance
12 Years


Magazine - Trade magazines/publications (B2B)
5 Years
Online/new media
12 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

12 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs) (10+), MSN Money (3-5), Vallasis (10+), (10+), Unique Opportunities: A Physician's Resource (1-2), (6-10)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Microsoft (3-5)

Other Work History

Technical Writer, Microsoft, 1998 to 2004

Computer Skills

Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, HTML, XML


Canon XL-1 video camcorder, lighting, backdrops, Nikon D7000 camera, webcam


American Society of Certified Public Accountants Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants



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