Maddie Shepherd

Contributing Writer

Maddie Shepherd
Experience

Maddie Shepherd is a former Fundera senior staff writer and current contributing writer for Fundera. 

Maddie has an extensive knowledge of business credit cards, accounting tools, and merchant services, but specializes in small business financing advice. She has reviewed and analyzed dozens of financial tools and providers, helping business owners make better financial decisions. 

Education

Maddie has a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and Latin American cultures from Barnard College.

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Articles by Maddie Shepherd

Merchant Services 101: Everything You Need to Know
What Is a Merchant Account and Do You Need One?
Can You Apply for Business Credit Cards Without a Social Security Number?
We explain what merchant services are and how they work, as well as how to find the right merchant processing provider for your business.
A merchant account is a bank account that allows you to accept credit card payments by fronting the proceeds until your customers pay off their cards.
Applying for business credit cards without a social security number is difficult. Here’s how to get business credit cards without a social security number.
What Is a Point of Sale System? Here’s Your Ultimate Guide
How to Open a Business Bank Account Online in 3 Easy Steps
NYC Boutique, Archerie, Drives Growth Without Sacrificing Mission
Learn a fundamental POS definition, all of the details on point of sale systems, and even what your best point of sale system options are.
Figure out how to open a business bank account online, and save yourself time and money. Read this guide on learning how to open a business bank account.
While other fashion brands rev up the velocity at which they churn out clothes, Archerie remains steady—focusing on the quality of every piece.
Merchant Services 101: Everything You Need to Know
Merchant Services 101: Everything You Need to Know
We explain what merchant services are and how they work, as well as how to find the right merchant processing provider for your business.
What Is a Merchant Account and Do You Need One?
What Is a Merchant Account and Do You Need One?
A merchant account is a bank account that allows you to accept credit card payments by fronting the proceeds until your customers pay off their cards.
Can You Apply for Business Credit Cards Without a Social Security Number?
Can You Apply for Business Credit Cards Without a Social Security Number?
Applying for business credit cards without a social security number is difficult. Here’s how to get business credit cards without a social security number.
What Is a Point of Sale System? Here’s Your Ultimate Guide
What Is a Point of Sale System? Here’s Your Ultimate Guide
Learn a fundamental POS definition, all of the details on point of sale systems, and even what your best point of sale system options are.
How to Open a Business Bank Account Online in 3 Easy Steps
How to Open a Business Bank Account Online in 3 Easy Steps
Figure out how to open a business bank account online, and save yourself time and money. Read this guide on learning how to open a business bank account.
NYC Boutique, Archerie, Drives Growth Without Sacrificing Mission
NYC Boutique, Archerie, Drives Growth Without Sacrificing Mission
While other fashion brands rev up the velocity at which they churn out clothes, Archerie remains steady—focusing on the quality of every piece.

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