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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Azlo Business Checking Review
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For micro businesses and self-employed entrepreneurs who just need the essentials, this free accounting software is a great option.
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The right emergency business loan largely depends on why you need funding. Online lenders can provide the fastest access to capital.
QuickBooks Online Review 2023: Pros, Cons, Alternatives
One of the most popular accounting solutions, this scalable software is a great option for a variety of small businesses.
OnDeck Small-Business Loans: 2023 Review
OnDeck loans are easy to qualify for and fast to fund, but the cost of capital can be expensive.
American Express Business Blueprint™ (formerly Kabbage) Small-Business Loans: 2023 Review
American Express offers working capital to business owners with fair credit, but the monthly fee structure can be confusing compared with other online lenders.
Fundbox Small-Business Loans: 2023 Review
Fundbox loans can be expensive, with short repayment terms — but they’re easy to qualify for and fast to fund.
Bluevine Small-Business Loans: 2023 Review
The Bluevine business line of credit is a good option for short-term financing, but interest rates can be high compared to other online lenders.
Best Business Loans for Bad Credit
Online lenders can provide small-business loans for borrowers with bad credit. Rates are typically higher than on bank loans.
Best Small-Business Loans of 2023
Compare loan options and find the right funding for your small business.
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