Resides In

Aliso Viejo, California


University of California, Los Angeles


Personal finance, small business, bookkeeping, accounting

Company Info

Check Yourself


  • 25 years+ experience as a full-charge bookkeeper
  • Owner of a bookkeeping and payroll service specializing in small business for more than 20 years
  • Former secretary of the National Association of Women Business Owners, San Francisco chapter


Danielle Bauter is a freelance writer and owner of Check Yourself, a bookkeeping and payroll service that specializes in small business. She has honed her expertise in personal finance and bookkeeping by working with both small business clients and freelancers in a variety of fields. She also has a special interest in home ownership and retirement planning.

After graduating from UCLA, Danielle gained experience first as a bookkeeper at an information technology firm and later as an entrepreneur when she opened her bookkeeping service over 20 years ago. She also regularly writes about travel and culinary topics for various lifestyle publications.


Danielle received a bachelor’s degree in German from the University of California, Los Angeles.