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).

Are You Middle-Class? Use This Calculator to Find Out
Are You Middle-Class? Use This Calculator to Find Out

on October 10, 2020

Being in the middle class — or above — is the great American dream. A new calculator tells you if you have achieved the goal.

Walmart to Sell Medicare Coverage: Should You Buy?
Walmart to Sell Medicare Coverage: Should You Buy?

on October 8, 2020

The retail giant will begin selling Medicare insurance plans on Oct. 15. Find out more.

Over 50? The CDC Says You Need These 4 Vaccines
Over 50? The CDC Says You Need These 4 Vaccines

on October 7, 2020

Fall is the time to schedule vaccines that can keep you healthy — and even save your life.

8 Surprising Things No One Tells You About Retirement
8 Surprising Things No One Tells You About Retirement

on October 5, 2020

Knowing what to expect can help you prepare for — and adjust to — life in your golden years.

3 Groups Who Can Get Medicare Before Age 65
3 Groups Who Can Get Medicare Before Age 65

on October 5, 2020

If you fall into one of these groups, you are eligible for Medicare health insurance regardless of age.

The 9 Best States for Medicare Drug Plans
The 9 Best States for Medicare Drug Plans

on October 2, 2020

One region of the country stands tall when it comes to Medicare drug plan affordability, availability and quality.

This Group Is Hit Hardest by Coronavirus Scams
This Group Is Hit Hardest by Coronavirus Scams

on September 30, 2020

Fraudsters are doing a lot of damage to the finances of Americans, the FTC says.

9 States That Plan to Hike Taxes on the Wealthy
9 States That Plan to Hike Taxes on the Wealthy

on September 29, 2020

Budget shortfalls are driving the tax increases. Is your state next?

3 Ways to Catch the First Presidential Debate Without Cable
3 Ways to Catch the First Presidential Debate Without Cable

on September 28, 2020

You don’t need cable — or even a TV — to watch the first presidential debate on Tuesday.

Eat These 4 Foods If You Want to Avoid Hearing Loss
Eat These 4 Foods If You Want to Avoid Hearing Loss

on September 24, 2020

Is your diet helping or hurting your hearing?

This Is the Cheapest Place to Buy a Used Car
This Is the Cheapest Place to Buy a Used Car

on September 24, 2020

Looking for a good deal on a set of wheels? This should be your first stop.

New Treatment Halts Tooth Decay Without Drilling
New Treatment Halts Tooth Decay Without Drilling

on September 21, 2020

A cheaper, pain-free approach boasts a success rate that can top 90%.

7 Reasons Not to Move When You Retire
7 Reasons Not to Move When You Retire

on September 19, 2020

Sunny skies and warm breezes sound great. But in reality, you might be better off retiring closer to home.

Are These Popular Amazon Products Dangerous?
Are These Popular Amazon Products Dangerous?

on September 18, 2020

Reports suggest that some household products from one of Amazon’s own brands have exploded or caught fire.

Move Over, Amazon Prime: Walmart+ Debuts Today
Move Over, Amazon Prime: Walmart+ Debuts Today

on September 15, 2020

The retail giant promises an array of perks with its new membership program.

6 Reasons You Really Should Get a Flu Shot This Year
6 Reasons You Really Should Get a Flu Shot This Year

on September 15, 2020

Getting a flu shot is usually a good idea, but that’s especially true this year.

How Long Will We All Need to Wear Masks?
How Long Will We All Need to Wear Masks?

on September 11, 2020

Tired of walking around everywhere with a face covering? Get used to it for a while.

The Typical Retiree’s Income Is Shockingly Low
The Typical Retiree’s Income Is Shockingly Low

on September 10, 2020

A surprising number of retirees have been scraping by — even before the pandemic.

6 Legal Documents Retirees Need — but Don’t Have
6 Legal Documents Retirees Need — but Don’t Have

on September 9, 2020

Few retirees have these documents that are crucial to their golden years — especially during a pandemic.

This Gas Station Scam Is Victimizing More Drivers
This Gas Station Scam Is Victimizing More Drivers

on September 8, 2020

For the second straight year, a growing number of Americans believe they’ve fallen prey to this scam.

61 - 80 of 553