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Shannon Vissers

Expert Analyst & Reviewer at Merchant Maverick
The former editor-in-chief of SteelOrbis, Shannon has been researching and writing about small business software and financing since 2015. Her shopping and retail expertise has been cited in numerous publications, including Reader's Digest, MSN, Yahoo Finance, and GOBankingRates . She has also published articles for LIVESTRONG.COM, eHow, Life'd, and other websites. Shannon attended San Diego State University, graduating in 2005 with a BA in English.
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The Best SBA Loans For Your Restaurant (Plus, Other Funding Options For A Restaurant)

The restaurant loan amount you qualify for will depend on many factors, including your restaurant’s current assets and profitability, as well as other factors such as your creditworthiness, industry experience, and personal income. The largest restaurant loan you can qualify for through the SBA is $5 million, though most restaurant owners will not qualify for the maximum.

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Lendio SBA Loans: What They Are & How Your Business Can Apply

If you like the convenience of Lendio’s business loans marketplace but can’t wait for an SBA loan or don’t qualify for one, you might consider applying for a faster or easier-to-qualify loan through Lendio, such as a short-term loan or business line of credit. To learn more about Lendio loans, including Lendio SBA loans and other loan types, read our in-depth Lendio review.

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6 Best Thrift Store POS Systems In 2022

Thrift store POS software should have affordable monthly pricing, tablet-based hardware, and an intuitive interface. The POS should also include features like inventory, eCommerce, and loyalty. The best thrift store POS vendors are Square, Lightspeed, Clover, Shopify, Korona, and Loyverse.

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6 Best Golf Course POS Systems In 2022

The best overall golf point of sale system for most golf courses, based on the systems we’ve evaluated, is Lightspeed Golf. Lightspeed Golf (formerly Chronogolf) is a fairly priced, scaleble, easy-to-use iPad POS system that will fit the needs and budgets of most golf courses.

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