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Laurie Smith-FraileyLaurie Smith-Frailey, MSLIS, CSA, established Checknowledgy LLC in January 2006.

Prior to that, for nearly 15 years, she handled all day-to-day operations of two small businesses — handling budgeting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, federal and state tax depositing, year‑end forms (W‑2s, W‑3s, 1099s), and more. Her experience caring for seniors’ financial matters began with her own parents in 2005, and through them she developed a special affection for our elder population.

Laurie is highly proficient technically, is a ridiculously analytical thinker, and has been a Quicken user for 35 years. She holds a B.A. in mathematics from Mount Holyoke College, and an M.S. in library and information science from Simmons College. She is a member of:

Laurie brings with her an uncommon attention to detail sharpened by 10 years as a professional copyeditor at MIT. She is committed to serving her clients with accuracy, attentiveness, and sensitivity, all bolstered by strong ethical values.

Visit Laurie’s LinkedIn page for more detail and recommendations.

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MSLIS: Master of Science in Library and Information Science (professional librarian).

CSA: Certified Senior Advisor®. Please read this disclosure statement from the Society of Certified Senior Advisors: “Certified Senior Advisors (CSAs)® have supplemented their individual professional licenses, credentials, and education with knowledge about aging and working with seniors. Know what those licenses, credentials, and education signify. The CSA designation alone does not imply expertise in financial, health, or social matters. Details: www.csa.us.”