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).

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

on June 19, 2021

The rotisserie chicken at warehouse clubs are some of the worst offenders.

Retirees Fear These 5 Health Changes the Most
Retirees Fear These 5 Health Changes the Most

on June 18, 2021

If you are an older American, one health worry will especially haunt you.

2 States Debut New Sales Tax Breaks This Summer
2 States Debut New Sales Tax Breaks This Summer

on June 18, 2021

Two states are adding incentives for shoppers returning to stores as the pandemic loosens its grip.

This Health Issue Can Hint at Dementia Years in Advance
This Health Issue Can Hint at Dementia Years in Advance

on June 17, 2021

One type of pain is especially associated with cognitive decline.

3 TV Features That Hurt Your Picture Quality
3 TV Features That Hurt Your Picture Quality

on June 17, 2021

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

New Tripadvisor Program Promises Travel Savings
New Tripadvisor Program Promises Travel Savings

on June 16, 2021

The travel platform says average savings per stay will be $350.

Get up to $38 in Free Amazon Credits for Prime Day
Get up to $38 in Free Amazon Credits for Prime Day

on June 16, 2021

The mammoth sale is slated for June 21-22. Here’s how to get some credits that you can spend on Amazon goods.

34% of Credit Reports Have Errors, Survey Finds
34% of Credit Reports Have Errors, Survey Finds

on June 16, 2021

Thousands of consumers who examined their reports found troubling issues.

Financial Pros Say This Is the No. 1 Reason People Work With Advisers
Financial Pros Say This Is the No. 1 Reason People Work With Advisers

on June 16, 2021

More than 72% of financial advisers say this is the top reason new clients seek their services.

Some Amazon Prescriptions Fall to $6 for 6-Month Supply
Some Amazon Prescriptions Fall to $6 for 6-Month Supply

on June 15, 2021

Prime members are now eligible for bargain-basement pricing on some medications.

12 Retailers Where Plastic Bags May Disappear Soon
12 Retailers Where Plastic Bags May Disappear Soon

on June 14, 2021

Some of the largest retailers are moving toward dumping single-use plastic bags.

New Walmart+ Perk Can Save You Up to 85% on Drugs
New Walmart+ Perk Can Save You Up to 85% on Drugs

on June 14, 2021

A selection of prescriptions are now free for members. Others are deeply discounted.

Sanitized Hotels to Get New ‘Inspected Clean’ Designation
Sanitized Hotels to Get New ‘Inspected Clean’ Designation

on June 11, 2021

Now, there is a way to know if your hotel rises to new post-pandemic standards.

A Guaranteed Way to Dramatically Boost Returns on Your Cash
A Guaranteed Way to Dramatically Boost Returns on Your Cash

on June 10, 2021

Sick of puny savings account returns? Uncle Sam can help.

Why Online Reviews of Doctors Often Are Worthless
Why Online Reviews of Doctors Often Are Worthless

on June 10, 2021

Those testimonies are phony more often than you might think.

Walmart’s New Streaming TV Devices Are the Cheapest Around
Walmart’s New Streaming TV Devices Are the Cheapest Around

on June 9, 2021

The mega-retailer has unveiled two options.

7 Costly Car Care Blunders
7 Costly Car Care Blunders

on June 9, 2021

Making these mistakes can cost you a fortune over the life of your car.

7 Everyday Items About to Get More Expensive
7 Everyday Items About to Get More Expensive

on June 9, 2021

Price hikes are on the way for some essential goods.

This State Now Has the Costliest Car Insurance
This State Now Has the Costliest Car Insurance

on June 9, 2021

Following a change in state laws, Michigan is no longer the worst state for auto insurance rates.

Why Americans Still Would Buy a Home in This Crazy Market
Why Americans Still Would Buy a Home in This Crazy Market

on June 9, 2021

Homebuyer optimism had been trending down in recent months. But this factor has shoppers thinking positively again.

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