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Lori Fairbanks

Domain Editor
Sandy, UT
I've been writing about financial services for small businesses (credit card processing, POS systems, employee retirement plans) since 2014.
About Me

Lori Fairbanks has spent years analyzing business software and guiding entrepreneurs to the everyday tools needed to run their companies. This has included providing recommendations on POS systems, e-commerce platforms, employee monitoring software and more. 

With her hands-on experience in the business world, Fairbanks has also advised on topics like business structure, accounting tasks and other matters related to operations. Her expertise has been trusted by Business Insider, Top Ten Reviews and more. Fairbanks also enjoys consulting on communications and public relations strategies, helping clients with audience targeting and initiatives related to newsletters, feature profiles, advertisements and more.

Staff Writer at
Domain Editor at
July 2018 - January 2021
Business Domain Editor at Purch
August 2015 - July 2018
Senior Writer at Top Ten Reviews
August 2014 - July 2015
Editor at Creating Keepsakes Magazine
December 2000 - September 2011
Brigham Young University
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Lori's Product and Service Reviews
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Lori's Activity
Guideline 401k Review and Pricing - thumbnail
Guideline 401k Review and Pricing Review
Guideline provides small businesses with affordable, fully bundled 401(k) plans, and you can choose from traditional, Roth and safe harbor varieties. The company is a fiduciary and does the heavy lifting on compliance for you.
Updated February 01, 2024
10 Tips for Choosing a Credit Card Processor for Your Construction Company - thumbnail
10 Tips for Choosing a Credit Card Processor for Your Construction Company
Construction companies have special credit card processing considerations. Learn how to choose the best payment processor for your construction business.
Updated April 04, 2024
Stripe Payment Processing Review and Pricing - thumbnail
Stripe Payment Processing Review and Pricing Review
Stripe provides payment processing for online businesses in 25 countries. Its developer toolkit allows you to customize it for your website or mobile app, and it comes with more than 100 features, including APIs and automatic currency conversion.
Updated November 08, 2023
Shopify POS Review and Pricing - thumbnail
Shopify POS Review and Pricing Review
Businesses using the Shopify platform to sell products online can use Shopify Payments to accept credit and debit card payments. You can also use the service to accept payments via social media channels as well as in person using a mobile card reader.
Updated September 14, 2023
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PayPal Credit Card Processing Review Review
PayPal lets businesses of all sizes, including startups and microbusinesses, accept credit cards with minimal application requirements. It's affordable, has transparent pricing and terms, and is easy to use for both in-person and online transactions.
Updated November 08, 2023