Chris Kissell

I am the founder of Words At Work, LLC, a writing, editing and consulting company based in Colorado. In the past, I worked as senior editor at Bankrate and senior managing editor at I've also written for and worked closely with U.S. News & World Report, GOBankingRates,, QuinStreet and many other websites and publications.
I've lived in Minneapolis (too cold), South Florida (too hot) and Denver (just right).

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Common Food Group Is Linked to Memory Problems and Strokes

on May 29, 2024

You are almost certainly eating some — if not a lot — of these highly processed foods every day.

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Baby Boomers Are Obsessed With This Brand Right Now

on May 29, 2024

Find out the brand that’s trending hot with older Americans.

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4 Things Motivating People to Retire — and 4 Reasons They Continue Working

on May 29, 2024

Discover what drives people to retire, and the surprising reasons others choose to keep punching the clock.

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The 7 Most Important Factors for Americans Choosing a New Job in 2024

on May 29, 2024

These points can be “make or break” when workers decide whether to accept a job offer.

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The 10 Best Places for Snowbirds to Spend Their Winters

on May 29, 2024

Escape the chill: Discover idyllic winter havens where the sun shines brighter on retirees and remote workers alike.

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15 Places That Are Swarming With Retirees (Only 3 Are in Florida)

on May 28, 2024

If you are 60 or older, one of these places might be calling your name.

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You Really Should Stop Bragging About This at Work

on May 28, 2024

Discover why your office boasting may sabotage your success.

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This Weather Pattern Is Now Linked to Higher Stroke Risk

on May 28, 2024

The risk is highest among women and people over age 60, a large study found.

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It’s Official: You Can Stop Turning Off Lights When Leaving a Room

on May 28, 2024

Discover why experts say leaving the lights on no longer means you are wasting energy.

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This New Car Feature Can Be Downright Dangerous

on May 27, 2024

A new technology intended to make driving safer is not living up to its promise, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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Far More Drivers Are Doing This As Car Insurance Rates Surge

on May 27, 2024

Drivers in two regions of the country are especially likely to be looking for a new policy.

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10 Beach Towns Where Homes Are Downright Affordable Now

on May 27, 2024

You don’t have to spend a ton of money to live close to the water.

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10 Dumb Money Mistakes We Make Every Summer

on May 24, 2024

Uncover the summer spending pitfalls we all stumble into, and how to avoid them.

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7 Major Retailers Bragging About Price Cuts

on May 24, 2024

Dive in to discover who slashed prices, and just how low they went.

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Who Will Be Your Caregiver in Old Age? Americans Weigh In

on May 24, 2024

Americans are not giving a lot of thought to long-term care planning, according to one survey.

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Here’s How Much People Have Saved for Retirement at Every Age

on May 23, 2024

Discover the truth about retirement savings at every age. Are you ahead or lagging behind?

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These 14 Cars Are Least Likely to Be Recalled

on May 23, 2024

These models are your best bet if you hope to avoid a surprise recall.

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Can a Home Insurer Drop You Due to Aerial Photos? Brace Yourself for It

on May 23, 2024

Your insurance company might be spying on you. If so, you could quickly lose homeowners coverage.

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10 Car Models With the Most Recalls

on May 22, 2024

One of these models is expected to be recalled around 70 times in a 30-year period.

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The Favorite Investment of the Middle Class? You Might Be Surprised

on May 21, 2024

Do you agree or disagree with other Americans as to the best long-term investment?

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