Lisa A. Anthony is a writer on NerdWallet’s small-business team, primarily covering payroll software and payment processing. She has over 20 years of diverse experience in finance, lending and personal taxes. Prior to becoming a writer, Lisa worked as a loan officer, business analyst and freelance marketing consultant. Over the years she has had the opportunity to interact directly with consumers to conduct product research, gather insights and evaluate user experiences. She is based in San Diego.
- Education: B.A. in business administration from Chadron State College
- Previous experience: Writer at Intuit Turbo Tax, Loan officer at Bank of America, Business analyst at Wells Fargo Bank
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Amazon Business Line of Credit: How It Works, Alternatives
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What Is a Business Loan Proposal?
A well-written business loan proposal can improve your odds of being approved for a small-business loan.
Are Small-Business Loans Installment or Revolving?
Whether a small-business loan is installment or revolving depends on the loan type and terms of the agreement.
How to Get a Loan to Buy a Business
Buying an existing business may make it easier to get a loan, but lenders still rely on certain factors.
NerdWallet’s Best Point-of-Sale (POS) Systems 2022
The best POS system depends a lot on the type of business you have. Here are our top picks for each category.
SBA Loans vs. Bank Loans: How to Choose
Bank loans typically offer the lowest interest rates, while borrowers may find it easier to qualify for SBA loans.
How to Write a Business Plan for a Loan
A business plan can help you obtain financing by highlighting the characteristics lenders use to assess borrowers.
Are Older Workers a Solution to the Labor Shortage?
Older workers, a large segment of the U.S. labor force, can deliver valuable benefits to businesses of any size.
Best Credit Card Processing Companies
Helcim and Square are two of the best credit card processing companies, but there are others that could be a good fit for your small business.
8 Best Free HR Software Products for Small Businesses
Some free HR products have solid features, but they won't have the advanced options offered by software with a price tag.
7 Ways Freelancers and Small Businesses Can Ensure They’re Paid
Temporary solutions are less than ideal when unpaid invoices significantly affect your business’s cash flow.
How to Choose a Payment Processor for Your Business
Transaction cost is important, but there are other key factors to consider when selecting a payment processor.