John Puterbaugh

Senior Editor​

John Puterbaugh works with the words and people of as a Senior Editor. Previously, John was a newspaper editor at the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun-Times. He also used to work at a butcher shop. John’s never met a buying decision he didn’t overcomplicate. John's current indispensable subscriptions include the Washington Post, New York Times, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Quip, and extra Google Drive storage.

More from John Puterbaugh

Safe Connectivity Tips for Domestic Violence Victims

If you are a victim of domestic violence, it’s possible your abuser has used technology to control you — and may still be doing so even if you’ve left the relationship. According to “Tech Abuse: Information From the Field,” a 2018 survey by the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), “technology misuse is often ...

What I Wish I Knew Before Shopping for Homeowners Insurance

I currently have 11 separate homeowners insurance quotes in my inbox, attached to emails from seven different insurance agents. Plus two emails directly from insurance companies. Throw in additional quotes for bundled auto and umbrella insurance, and I’ve got a couple dozen separate estimates to sort through. Buried somewhere in all those emails, words, and ...