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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Credit Card Fraud: What Small Businesses Can Do
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Interchange Fees: What Small Businesses Need to Know
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Payanywhere Review: Pros, Cons, Costs and Alternatives
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Square Appointments Review 2023: Pricing, Pros and Cons
With a free booking website, mobile app and scheduling features, Square Appointments can help your business stay on track.
How to Find the Hidden Costs of Starting a Small Business
Discover some of the expenses to plan for when launching a business and how to learn about industry-specific costs.
Roll by ADP Review 2023: Chat-Based Mobile App With Well-Rounded Payroll Features
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Shop Pay: What It Is, Benefits and How It Works in 2023
Shop Pay can be good for online businesses that want to make it easy for repeat customers to check out quickly.
Vend POS Review 2023: Pricing, Features, Alternatives
Vend POS is a great option for growing retailers, but its price point may be out of reach for smaller businesses.
Best Square Competitors of 2023
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Heartland Payment Systems Review: Features, POS Options, Top Alternatives
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What Is a Point-of-Sale (POS) System? How It Works & 2023 Business Guide
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Best Payroll Software Services
These top payroll products are reliable, easy to use and full of useful features.
Directors and Officers Liability Insurance: What Is D&O Coverage?
Directors and officers insurance protects your leadership and business from financial loss resulting from lawsuits.