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 Insurance.com. I've also written for and worked closely with U.S. News & World Report, GOBankingRates, CreditCards.com, QuinStreet and many other websites and publications.
I've lived in Minneapolis (too cold), South Florida (too hot) and Denver (just right).

The 10 Most Popular Streaming TV Services of 2020
The 10 Most Popular Streaming TV Services of 2020

on January 22, 2021

Thinking of joining a streaming service in 2021? Here are viewer favorites from last year.

5 Tips to Keep a Mask From Fogging Up Your Glasses
5 Tips to Keep a Mask From Fogging Up Your Glasses

on January 22, 2021

These techniques range from free to low-cost.

12 Diseases That Are Common in Seniors Who Get COVID-19
12 Diseases That Are Common in Seniors Who Get COVID-19

on January 22, 2021

Seniors with these chronic conditions are more likely to be hospitalized due to the coronavirus, according to new Medicare data.

These 10 Postal Price Hikes Start Next Week
These 10 Postal Price Hikes Start Next Week

on January 21, 2021

Starting on Jan. 24, the price of various mail and shipping services will rise.

10 States Where Shoppers Love to Get Cash Back
10 States Where Shoppers Love to Get Cash Back

on January 20, 2021

These folks could teach us a thing or two about getting cash back from purchases.

5 States Lowering Taxes This Year and 2 Raising Them
5 States Lowering Taxes This Year and 2 Raising Them

on January 20, 2021

State personal income tax rates, brackets and deductions just changed in these places.

Does Wearing 2 Masks Protect You Better From COVID-19?
Does Wearing 2 Masks Protect You Better From COVID-19?

on January 20, 2021

A growing number of people are wearing two masks instead of just one. Should you join them?

Why More Money Really Does Make You Happier
Why More Money Really Does Make You Happier

on January 20, 2021

A new study finds that contrary to popular belief, accumulating wealth increases your well-being.

This Is When the Most People Start Taking Social Security
This Is When the Most People Start Taking Social Security

on January 20, 2021

Both men and women are most likely to claim benefits at this age.

This Is America’s New Favorite Grocery Store
This Is America’s New Favorite Grocery Store

on January 19, 2021

Consumers say a familiar name has become their go-to source of grocery items.

3 Retailers Telling Customers to Keep Returned Items
3 Retailers Telling Customers to Keep Returned Items

on January 19, 2021

The next time you want to return an item to one of these giant retailers, you may get a freebie instead.

7 ‘Money-Saving’ Moves That Cost You in the Long Run
7 ‘Money-Saving’ Moves That Cost You in the Long Run

on January 19, 2021

There are times when pinching pennies can backfire. Are you robbing yourself in any of these ways?

76% of People Who Don’t Fret Over Money Report Doing This
76% of People Who Don’t Fret Over Money Report Doing This

on January 19, 2021

Want to get rid of money stress? Try this.

2 Financial Woes That Can Signal the Start of Dementia
2 Financial Woes That Can Signal the Start of Dementia

on January 18, 2021

These money management issues can hint at dementia years prior to diagnosis, a new study finds.

Longer Trips to These Stores May Raise COVID-19 Risk
Longer Trips to These Stores May Raise COVID-19 Risk

on January 15, 2021

An airborne-disease expert recommends leaving this type of store within a half-hour.

IRS Delays Tax Season Start Date
IRS Delays Tax Season Start Date

on January 15, 2021

You will have a wait a bit longer for your federal income tax return to get to the IRS this year. Here’s why.

Why More People May Buy Life Insurance in 2021
Why More People May Buy Life Insurance in 2021

on January 14, 2021

A little-noticed change at the end of 2020 has suddenly made life insurance more appealing for some.

Taking a Multivitamin? Here’s Why You Should Reconsider
Taking a Multivitamin? Here’s Why You Should Reconsider

on January 14, 2021

A new study has bad news for the millions of Americans who spend money on multivitamins.

11 Cars With the Best Mileage in Their Class
11 Cars With the Best Mileage in Their Class

on January 14, 2021

Some of these cars get more than 100 miles per gallon.

21 Surprising Things You Can Pay for With an HSA
21 Surprising Things You Can Pay for With an HSA

on January 13, 2021

You can slash expenses from Medicare premiums to acupuncture with a health savings account.

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