Writing Clips

          A Simple Bookkeeping System for Startups

             How Long Should You Keep Financial Statements?

             Determining Whether to Use Cash or Accrual Accounting

Understanding and Computing Gross Profit Margin
  •  Weaning America from Oil
  •  Reducing Your Portfolio Risk: You Beta Be Sharpe or
                                You Won’t Get Paid
                                Investing in Mission-Based Organizations

    Standard and Poor’s “CreditWeek .”
    Utility bond analyses (100 – 2,000 words) on major municipal
    San Francisco Water, Municipal Electric Authority of
    Georgia, City of Memphis, Texas Municipal Power
    Maria Markham Thompson, CPA, CFA

    Freelance Financial Writer and Certified Public Accountant
      Translates complex financial concepts and structures into clear English.
Writing Experience and Services

Magazine articles

Web content

Business Communications
  • Presentations
  • Brochures
  • Letters
  • Annual Reports


Company and industry

Proposals for professional

Securities filings (10-K and
    10-Q including
    Management’s Discussion
    and Analysis (MD&A))

Corporate and  mutual fund