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).

6 Safe and Smart Investments for Retirees
6 Safe and Smart Investments for Retirees

on April 16, 2021

Work eventually ends, but expenses go on. Here are some ways to make money without too much risk.

7 Types of Retirees Who Claim Social Security Early
7 Types of Retirees Who Claim Social Security Early

on April 16, 2021

How many of these traits do you share with retirees who take their benefits ASAP?

Does Exercise Protect You From COVID-19?
Does Exercise Protect You From COVID-19?

on April 16, 2021

Patients who are even mildly active are more likely to avoid the worst effects of the coronavirus.

Do Stimulus Checks Affect Your Social Security Taxes?
Do Stimulus Checks Affect Your Social Security Taxes?

on April 15, 2021

Could all that “free” money prove costly down the road?

Beware This Hidden Ingredient in Rotisserie Chicken
Beware This Hidden Ingredient in Rotisserie Chicken

on April 15, 2021

Something foul may lurk in those delicious, ready-to-eat birds.

Here’s How Women Can Slow Memory Decline
Here’s How Women Can Slow Memory Decline

on April 14, 2021

A key decision earlier in life can pay big dividends for women later.

Should You Stop Eating Any Processed Meats?
Should You Stop Eating Any Processed Meats?

on April 14, 2021

Even small amounts of sausage, cold cuts and bacon can be dangerous, a study finds.

MasterCard Offering Slew of New Perks for Cardholders
MasterCard Offering Slew of New Perks for Cardholders

on April 13, 2021

If you have a World or World Elite card, you are eligible for new benefits beginning this month.

Government Offering to Help Pay COVID-19 Funeral Costs
Government Offering to Help Pay COVID-19 Funeral Costs

on April 13, 2021

Up to $9,000 in aid is available for each qualifying funeral.

Some Costco Food Courts Likely to Reopen
Some Costco Food Courts Likely to Reopen

on April 13, 2021

One of the warehouse club’s most popular services will return to full service.

5 States With the Worst Health Care for Retirees
5 States With the Worst Health Care for Retirees

on April 12, 2021

All of these states are located in the same region of the nation.

The 10 Worst Types of Tickets for Your Car Insurance Rate
The 10 Worst Types of Tickets for Your Car Insurance Rate

on April 12, 2021

Some types of traffic violations can drive your car insurance rate more than 25% higher.

This Surprise Factor Is Helping Fuel a Surge in Online Grocery Shopping
This Surprise Factor Is Helping Fuel a Surge in Online Grocery Shopping

on April 12, 2021

The percentage of people buying groceries online is skyrocketing — and one reason is unexpected.

7 Lifestyle Changes That May Help Prevent Dementia
7 Lifestyle Changes That May Help Prevent Dementia

on April 10, 2021

Science says these practices can lower the risk of cognitive decline as we age.

How to Know If Your Facebook Account Was Compromised
How to Know If Your Facebook Account Was Compromised

on April 9, 2021

Yet again, the responsibility for protecting your identity is on you.

Why Amazon Just Updated Its Pricing Practices
Why Amazon Just Updated Its Pricing Practices

on April 8, 2021

The retail giant had been accused of misleading consumers.

Half of Americans Believe This Falsehood About Their Insurance
Half of Americans Believe This Falsehood About Their Insurance

on April 8, 2021

Not understanding some basic rules can land you in hot water with the IRS.

Many Older Workers Say COVID-19 Changed This Decision
Many Older Workers Say COVID-19 Changed This Decision

on April 8, 2021

Due to the pandemic, workers are reconsidering a key retirement step.

3 TV Features That Ruin Your Picture Quality
3 TV Features That Ruin Your Picture Quality

on April 7, 2021

These technologies are designed to boost performance, but they can backfire.

Free Streaming Trials Disappear, but You Still Can Get Them Here
Free Streaming Trials Disappear, but You Still Can Get Them Here

on April 7, 2021

Want to test out a streaming TV service? Your options are dwindling.

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