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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Paychex HR PEO Review 2022, Formerly Oasis Outsourcing
Paychex HR PEO can help some small-business owners save a significant amount of time, but it’s likely excessive for those who manage fewer than 10 employees.
Rapid Finance Small-Business Loans Review
Rapid Finance is an alternative lender that provides multiple financing products for small-business owners, including term loans and other options.
Paylocity Payroll Review 2022: Benefits, Drawbacks, Alternatives
For midsize and large businesses, Paylocity's all-in-one platform could be a good fit, but its advanced features may be more than some small businesses need.
Gusto vs. BambooHR 2022 Comparison Review
Which cloud-based HR software is best for your business will depend on whether you prioritize payroll features.
TSYS Review: What’s Available
TSYS offers card-issuing services while its sister companies provide payment processing options.
PayPal Zettle POS and Card Reader Review 2023: Pros & Cons
PayPal Zettle is a complete POS system that can take payments and help you manage inventory and track sales.
What Is PCI Compliance? A Guide for Small-Business Owners
PCI compliance helps businesses protect their customers' card data.
Adyen Review 2023: Features, Pricing, Alternatives
Adyen stands out for its global payment processing, but features for brick-and-mortar businesses are limited.
TouchBistro Review 2023: Pricing, POS Features, Alternatives
TouchBistro stands out for its flexibility and scalability, but a contract commitment is required.
6 Gusto Competitors for Small Businesses in 2022
Gusto does a great job managing payroll and HR-related tasks, but it has competitors also worthy of consideration.
QuickBooks Payroll Review 2023: Pros, Cons, Alternatives
This cloud-based payroll software from one of the most trusted names in accounting comes with automatic payroll, abundant reports and fast direct deposits.
Paycom Review 2022: Pricing, Payroll and HR Features, User Reviews
Our Paycom review covers all aspects of this payroll and HR software — including features, pricing and more.
Patriot Payroll Software Review 2023: Benefits, Drawbacks, Alternatives
Patriot Payroll is an affordable payroll software option with an easy setup process, but you may find it’s lacking some features.
Paycom vs. Paylocity Review 2022: Plans & Features
Paycom and Paylocity both offer payroll processing, HR management and more. Here's how they stack up.