Kyle Burbank

Kyle is a freelance writer and author whose first book, "The E-Ticket Life" is now available on Amazon. In addition to his weekly "Money at 30" column on Dyer News, he is also the editorial director and a writer for the Disney fan site LaughingPlace.com and has recently starting publsihing his own personal finance blog at https://moneyat30.com/

One Finance Review (2022)

Having reviewed several digital banking account options over the past few years, it’s safe to say that most have pretty much the same few features to offer with only a couple of different twists. While the interest rate or debit card designs may differ, there usually isn’t a whole lot new under the Sun, as they say. That’s why I was intrigued when I came across One Finance, which seems...

Money at 30: The Pros and Cons of Credit Card Upgrade Offers

Having been a personal finance writer for more than five years now, it's become common for friends of mine to ask me questions about a variety of money topics. That's why my buddy Josh was excited to call me this afternoon and tell me about a credit card offer he'd just accepted. In his case, American Express reached out and offered him the opportunity to upgrade his Gold Card to...

The 19 Best Cashback and Rewards Apps for 2022

These days, if you’re shopping online, chances are you could be saving more money. In addition to coupon codes you may have missed and price trackers that can help you time your purchase just right, there are also dozens of cashback tools that will reward you just for shopping through their link or app. The only problem is, with so many cashback and rewards apps to choose from, how do...

Money at 30: Peak Money App Review

With a new year now upon us, you can bet that many Americans are looking to make changes to their money habits. Specifically, now more than ever, people are realizing the importance of setting money aside in savings. Luckily, there are now a variety of apps that can help them do that — including one I recently discovered called Peak Money. Having used Peak Money for the past couple of...

FinTech Leaders Share How Startups are Growing Financial Equity

This week, CES 2022 kicked off in Las Vegas — carrying on despite a number of companies canceling their plans and the expo itself cutting a day from its schedule. Of course, given the state of the world, there's also a strong digital aspect to this year's event, allowing attendees to stream some of the presentations. Among the sessions that happened to be streamed was one titled "FinTechs and the...

Money at 30: Top 5 Personal Finance Apps and Tools to Watch in 2022

Every year, as part of my weekly column, I end up reviewing dozens of personal finance apps and tools. 2021 was no exception to this as I continued to discover new services in a variety of fields. Amazingly, for as many apps as I've explored, I'm still often surprised to find how many offer something unique or are just plain awesome. With that in mind, I'm excited to once again...

Money at 30: "Rich as F***" Audiobook Review

To cap off 2021, I decided to take one last dive into the Audible library to find a financial audiobook that might strike my fancy. What I came across was Rich as F***: More Money Than You Know What to Do With by Amanda Frances. While I'm unfamiliar with Frances, I'd be lying if I said the title and cover didn't grab my attention. Additionally, while the printed version of...

Blinkist Review: What Is It and Is It Worth the Price?

As I mentioned in the past I’ve made an effort this year to read/listen to more finance books and review them. While that may seem simple enough, it means not only finding books that interest me but also finding the time to consume them. That’s why I was interested when I came across the service Blinkist, which serves up non-fiction content — including those related to money, business, and more...