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).

It’s Already Black Friday at Walmart and Target
It’s Already Black Friday at Walmart and Target

on November 4, 2020

Everything has changed in 2020, including Black Friday sales.

Can This Vitamin Help Protect You From COVID-19?
Can This Vitamin Help Protect You From COVID-19?

on November 3, 2020

Multiple studies suggest that a lack of this nutrient results in worse outcomes for those infected with the coronavirus.

A Free Way to Discover If You’ve Had COVID-19
A Free Way to Discover If You’ve Had COVID-19

on November 2, 2020

Find out if you have coronavirus antibodies — and help your community at the same time.

Netflix Hikes Prices: Here Are 10 Cheaper Streaming Options
Netflix Hikes Prices: Here Are 10 Cheaper Streaming Options

on October 30, 2020

Prepare to dig a little deeper into your wallet for Netflix — or switch to a cheaper alternative.

Medicare, Private Plans to Cover Cost of Early COVID-19 Vaccine
Medicare, Private Plans to Cover Cost of Early COVID-19 Vaccine

on October 29, 2020

A key rule change means you will not have to pay for this type of vaccination.

Do This in the Car If You Want to Avoid COVID-19
Do This in the Car If You Want to Avoid COVID-19

on October 29, 2020

It takes just seconds to take this simple preventive measure.

How to Get $40 in Free Amazon Credits Right Now
How to Get $40 in Free Amazon Credits Right Now

on October 29, 2020

Amazon wants to give you a little extra spending power for the holidays — but these freebies will expire soon.

The 9 Best Home Insurers for Customer Satisfaction
The 9 Best Home Insurers for Customer Satisfaction

on October 28, 2020

These are the only homeowners insurance companies to earn above-average scores for customer satisfaction.

Half of Retirees Say This Is the No. 1 Reason to Have Money
Half of Retirees Say This Is the No. 1 Reason to Have Money

on October 28, 2020

Women and men have different opinions on why money matters in retirement.

New TV Service Starts at $10 Per Month
New TV Service Starts at $10 Per Month

on October 28, 2020

Looking for a frugal streaming option — or a cheaper live TV option? T-Mobile now offers it.

America’s 3 Favorite Online Retailers During the Pandemic
America’s 3 Favorite Online Retailers During the Pandemic

on October 27, 2020

The coronavirus has all of us shopping from home more often. Consumers say these stores offer the best online customer satisfaction.

Senior Home Equity Booms: Should You Get a Reverse Mortgage?
Senior Home Equity Booms: Should You Get a Reverse Mortgage?

on October 22, 2020

Older homeowners have a record amount of housing wealth.

3 New Devices That Make TV Streaming Easier and Better
3 New Devices That Make TV Streaming Easier and Better

on October 22, 2020

These improved streaming devices have arrived just in time for holiday gifting.

Why Cloth Masks May Increase Your Coronavirus Risk
Why Cloth Masks May Increase Your Coronavirus Risk

on October 20, 2020

A new study finds that wearing a cloth mask can backfire if you don’t clean it properly.

Consumers Rate These 10 Life Insurance Companies Best
Consumers Rate These 10 Life Insurance Companies Best

on October 20, 2020

These rankings are based on feedback from thousands of actual life insurance customers.

This Type of Car Costs Less to Fix, Needs Fewer Repairs
This Type of Car Costs Less to Fix, Needs Fewer Repairs

on October 20, 2020

Drivers of these cars save an average of $4,600 on repairs and maintenance over the life of the vehicle.

The No. 1 Reason Homeowners Refuse to Refinance
The No. 1 Reason Homeowners Refuse to Refinance

on October 19, 2020

One-third of homeowners say one factor keeps them from pursuing a new, cheaper mortgage.

The 10 Most Commonly Stolen Vehicles in America
The 10 Most Commonly Stolen Vehicles in America

on October 17, 2020

A new model parks atop the list of vehicles that thieves love to pilfer.

Why These 5 Appliances Are Vanishing From Stores
Why These 5 Appliances Are Vanishing From Stores

on October 15, 2020

If you need one of these appliances, good luck: You might need to wait.

Americans Agree on These 3 Changes to Social Security
Americans Agree on These 3 Changes to Social Security

on October 14, 2020

In an era of division, we are united about these changes to the Social Security system.

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