Randa Kriss is a lead writer and small-business specialist at NerdWallet. Prior to joining NerdWallet in 2020, Randa worked as a writer at Fundera, covering a wide variety of small-business topics including banking and loan products. Her work has been featured in The Washington Post, The Associated Press and Nasdaq, among other publications. Randa is based in New York City.
- Education: B.A. in English and Spanish from Iona College
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BBVA Business Checking: 2022 Review
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Bank of America Business Checking: 2023 Review
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