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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.
Introduction
About Me

Lori Fairbanks is a writer and editor for business.com and Business News Daily who has written about financial services for small businesses for more than seven years. Lori has spent hundreds of hours researching, analyzing and choosing the best options for critical financial-related small business services, including credit card processing services, point-of-sale (POS) systems and employee retirement plans. Lori’s publishing experience is extensive, having worked as a magazine editor and then as a freelance writer and editor for a variety of companies.

Experience
Staff Writer at business.com
Present
Lori's Product and Service Reviews
Our team conducts an independent analysis of products and services that can help manage your business.
Updated 11.21.22
The Best Restaurant POS Systems for 2022
We've reviewed the best restaurant POS systems. See up-to-date...
Updated 11.21.22
The Best Mobile Credit Card Processing Solutions of...
With mobile credit card processing, you can accept payments from...
Updated 11.22.22
The Best iPad Restaurant POS Systems of 2022
We've reviewed the best iPad restaurant POS systems for 2022. Read...
Updated 11.22.22
The Best iPhone Card Readers of 2022
See our expert reviews of the top iPhone credit card readers....
Updated 08.01.22
The Best iPad POS Systems
Our team of experts has compared the best iPad POS systems. See...
Updated 11.21.22
Accepting Credit Cards Online in 2022
Our team has compared the best options for accepting credit cards...
Updated 11.22.22
The Best Ecommerce Platforms and Shopping Cart...
Looking for the best e-commerce software in 2022? We have...
Lori's Activity
NCR Silver Review - thumbnail
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NCR Silver Review Review
NCR Silver is a solid POS system for small businesses, with built-in marketing and loyalty tools and robust customer support.
Updated November 01, 2022
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Linga POS Review Review
Linga POS is a restaurant POS system for iPad. With its paid plans, you can add as many iPads to the system as you want at no extra cost.
Updated November 01, 2022
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Elavon Credit Card Processing Review Review
Elavon is one of the largest credit card processors in the world. Though its focus is SMBs, it works with businesses of all sizes. Elavon's services include retail, mobile and online credit card processing, and it posts its pricing online.
Updated October 31, 2022
FIS (Formerly Worldpay) Review - thumbnail
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FIS (Formerly Worldpay) Review Review
Worldpay recently announced a merger with FIS and will be known by that name when the deal closes later in 2019.
Updated November 14, 2022
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QuickBooks Payments Review Review
With QuickBooks Payments, you can accept credit and debit cards in person using a mobile credit card reader attached to your phone or tablet or through online invoices you send your customers with QuickBooks Online.
Updated November 07, 2022
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OneUp Review Review
OneUp is accounting software for small businesses. It can track inventory and create sales orders, invoices and purchase orders.
Updated November 30, 2022
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Fiserv Review Review
Fiserv, formerly known as First Data, provides merchant services and Clover equipment to businesses of all types and sizes, including banks and independent sales organizations that resell them to small and midsize businesses.
Updated October 31, 2022
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Guideline Review 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 November 01, 2022
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7 Tips for Choosing a Credit Card Processor for Your Construction Company
Finding a credit card processing company for your construction company can be challenging. Here's what you need to know to get the best deal.
Updated June 29, 2022
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FreeAgent Accounting Software Review Review
FreeAgent is small business accounting software designed for freelancers and small business owners, and it's especially suited for service- and project-based businesses. It's cloud-based, so you can access it from any browser or its mobile app.
Updated November 29, 2022
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Kashoo Accounting Software Review Review
Kashoo is small business accounting software you can use to create invoices, track bills and expenses, manage vendors, and run reports.
Updated November 29, 2022
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TSYS Review Review
TSYS is one of the country's leading payment processors, and it recently acquired Cayan (formerly Merchant Warehouse). It works directly with businesses of all sizes across many industries, as well as indirectly through merchant account providers.
Updated November 14, 2022
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Shopify Payments Review 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 November 07, 2022
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Payline Review Review
Payline provides cost-effective credit card processing solutions with no lengthy contracts to businesses of all sizes. It has multiple plans, each featuring interchange-plus pricing with rates posted on its website. Custom solutions are also available.
Updated November 07, 2022
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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 07, 2022
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Stripe Review 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 07, 2022