Brad Moon

Brad Moon

Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com
Brad Moon is a tech industry veteran who contributes to a range of publications including Forbes, InvestorPlace and MSN Money and is an original member of the award-winning GeekDad blog. Over the past decade, he has also written about technology for Wired, Gizmodo, Shaw Media, About.com, The Winnipeg Free Press and others.
10 New Products Apple Could Release This Fall
photo of a Apple store
Technology

10 New Products Apple Could Release This Fall

Here’s what we think Apple is going to announce at its Sept. 14 event, from sure bets like the iPhone 13 to longshots like an all-new MacBook Air.
September 7, 2021
Back to School 2021: The Best Laptops for Students
photo of laptop
Technology

Back to School 2021: The Best Laptops for Students

Your student needs the right balance of power and price, size and features. We’ll help you hit the sweet spot.
August 19, 2021
Bankruptcy Filings Chalked Up to COVID-19
Bankruptcies
investing

Bankruptcy Filings Chalked Up to COVID-19

Bankruptcy filings triggered by COVID-19 difficulties continue to pile up. Here, we look at 32 big-name companies that sought out bankruptcy protectio…
July 27, 2021
14 Must-Have Items for Your Home Emergency Kit
photo person reading by candlelight during blackout
real estate

14 Must-Have Items for Your Home Emergency Kit

Now more than ever, you need to be prepared to survive on your own in the case of disaster — days without power, food or water from the tap.
July 3, 2021
The "Who's Who" of Streaming Video Stocks
streaming tv
investing

The "Who's Who" of Streaming Video Stocks

In just a few years, streaming video has exploded from just a couple of serious contenders to dozens of players. Here are nine of the space's biggest …
May 17, 2021
FAANG Stocks: What Challenges Await These 5 Mega-Caps?
FAANG stock icons on screen
tech stocks

FAANG Stocks: What Challenges Await These 5 Mega-Caps?

After a blockbuster 2020 performance, the FAANG stocks aren't doing quite so hot in 2021. Here, we look at some of the headwinds facing investors in t…
April 5, 2021
What Will Drive Apple Stock in 2021?
iPhone 12 Pro
tech stocks

What Will Drive Apple Stock in 2021?

How will Apple stock fare throughout the rest of the year? The answer to that question hinges on these seven factors affecting AAPL shares.
February 26, 2021
2020 Tech Gift Guide: The 10 Best Values + The 10 Best, Period
Technology gifts illustration
Smart Buying

2020 Tech Gift Guide: The 10 Best Values + The 10 Best, Period

From laptops to loudspeakers to, yes, shoes. Check out the latest gee-whiz gadgets to make an impression during gift-giving season.
November 29, 2020
12 Coronavirus Stocks to Buy That Won’t Let Up
Several mask-wearing office workers sitting at a desk, separated by glass partitions
stocks to buy

12 Coronavirus Stocks to Buy That Won’t Let Up

While many so-called coronavirus stocks might have reached the end of their COVID-related bump, these picks still look attractive well beyond 2020.
November 6, 2020
Bankruptcy Filings Chalked Up to COVID-19
Bankruptcies
investing

Bankruptcy Filings Chalked Up to COVID-19

Bankruptcy filings pile ever higher as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to weigh on the American economy. Here are 25 big-name companies that have soug…
September 11, 2020
Back to School 2020: The 10 Best Laptops for Students
Technology

Back to School 2020: The 10 Best Laptops for Students

With hundreds of laptops to choose from, with wildly varying capabilities and price tags, we found the 10 best laptops for students in 2020.
August 25, 2020
14 Bankruptcy Filings Chalked Up to COVID-19
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - FEBRUARY 18: Store closing signs hang in the window of a Pier 1 imports store on February 18, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. The struggling retailer announced today that it ha
bankruptcy

14 Bankruptcy Filings Chalked Up to COVID-19

Bankruptcy filings are piling higher in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, we look at a number of companies that have been forced to seek out ba…
May 22, 2020
33 Major U.S. Companies Hiring Now to Meet Coronavirus Demand
come in we're hiring sign on window
Your Business

33 Major U.S. Companies Hiring Now to Meet Coronavirus Demand

May 20, 2020
37 Major U.S. Companies Hiring Now to Meet Coronavirus Demand
come in we're hiring sign on window
job search

37 Major U.S. Companies Hiring Now to Meet Coronavirus Demand

The coronavirus is exacting a nasty toll on U.S. employment, but dozens of companies continue to announce thousands of new jobs and are hiring now. He…
May 20, 2020
11 Best Tech Stocks for the New Coronavirus Norm
Mother multi-tasking with infant daughter in home office
stocks

11 Best Tech Stocks for the New Coronavirus Norm

Numerous technological trends are picking up speed amid a coronavirus-led change in how we live, work and play. These are the best tech stocks to leve…
April 6, 2020
11 Tech Stocks to Buy for Super-Sized Software Profits
stocks

11 Tech Stocks to Buy for Super-Sized Software Profits

December 4, 2019
19 Best Values in Tech Gifts for the Holidays, 2019
spending

19 Best Values in Tech Gifts for the Holidays, 2019

With the first snow of the season in the rearview mirror, and Black Friday and Cyber Monday trending on Twitter, you know it's that time of year again…
November 26, 2019
11 Best Laptops for Students, 2019
spending

11 Best Laptops for Students, 2019

The return to school has always been an expensive proposition (all those little items quickly add up), but the laptop era – in which a trusted digital…
August 16, 2019
What Is Apple's "Next iPhone"?
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 26:General view of the Apple IPhone XR during the Covent Garden re-opening and iPhone XR launch at Apple store, Covent Garden on October 26, 2018 in London, England.
Spending

What Is Apple's "Next iPhone"?

July 29, 2019
12 Must-Have Items for Your Home Emergency Kit
picture of hurricane
real estate

12 Must-Have Items for Your Home Emergency Kit

The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season officially started on June 1.
June 21, 2019
15 Best Tech Gifts for Dads on Father’s Day
Photo of father opening gift box as two young children watch
Technology

15 Best Tech Gifts for Dads on Father’s Day

Are you ready for Father’s Day?
June 6, 2019
15 New Products Apple Might Release in 2019
investing

15 New Products Apple Might Release in 2019

Apple (AAPL, $183.73) is expected to release a glut of new products this year.
March 15, 2019
10 Tech Trends to Watch for in 2019
investing

10 Tech Trends to Watch for in 2019

If you’re going to invest for growth, it’s almost impossible to avoid technology stocks.
February 11, 2019
22 Best Values in Tech Gifts for the 2018 Holiday Season
Woman Working In Kitchen With Smart Speaker In Foreground
spending

22 Best Values in Tech Gifts for the 2018 Holiday Season

The 2018 holiday shopping season is underway!
November 27, 2018
Apple iPhone XS, XS Max and XR: Your First Look
A person sitting at a desk, holding a pen, with a calculator, piggy bank and a stack of coins
investing

Apple iPhone XS, XS Max and XR: Your First Look

Specs, pricing and launch date for Apple’s new iPhones … and what they mean for AAPL shareholders
September 13, 2018
11 New Products Apple Could Release This Fall
Investing

11 New Products Apple Could Release This Fall

August 31, 2018
Back-to-School 2018: 12 Best Laptops for Students
spending

Back-to-School 2018: 12 Best Laptops for Students

It still feels like summer, but make no mistake: Fall is coming.
August 9, 2018