Authors - Kyle Burbank

Kyle Burbank

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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/

Money at 30: Silver Linings — How this Crisis Might Help My Finances in the Long Run

As I'm sure I don't need to tell you, now is quite a strange time in America and other countries around the world. On the whole, things are decidedly not so great. At the same time, there have also been plenty of "silver linings" and pieces of good news that...

Money at 30: Save Money on Essentials with These Apps and Tools 3

Over the past couple of weeks, life in America has unquestionably changed. Perhaps the best example of the fear and anxiety that many are feeling comes from grocery stores and warehouse clubs where bare shelves and long lines have been well-documented on the news and social media. Additionally, at a...

2020 Bumped Review — Yes You Really Can Earn Stocks When You Shop 10

With a stellar line-up of brands on board and an easy-to-use platform, Bumped has quickly become one of my favorite financial apps to use. With Bumped still in its public beta phase, I'm very much looking forward to seeing what happens with the app from here. If all goes according...

What is WalletHub? A Look at the Free Credit Monitoring Service 10

WalletHub is another free credit-monitoring site similar to CreditSesame and Credit Karma. However, while WalletHub does include a number of comparable data points to those competing sites, it also offers a wealth of information and helpful tools that make it stand out from the pack. In Kyle's review he'll take...

Clarity Money - Why It Makes a Great Banking Hub 4

Overall I'd say that, if you really want an app to help you track your spending and stay on top of your budget, Clarity Money likely won't have everything you're looking for (perhaps try Mint instead or in addition). However, as a banking hub and a daily financial feed, the...

Money at 30: When a "Rainy Day" Arrives — Rebounding from a Financial Setback 3

You've surely heard the term "saving for a rainy day" and how it's been applied to the concept of having an emergency fund. So, what happens that that rainy day comes? That's what I'm experiencing this week. Long story short, my wife had to undergo surgery on her wrist last...

Money at 30: The Good and Bad of Credit Karma in 2020 3

So Credit Karma might not be able to tell you exactly what your credit score is but the truth is you have so many scores that it hardly matters. What makes this free service great isn’t necessarily the credit scores it offers you but the tools it gives you to...

Money at 30: Bask Bank Review 3

As a kid, I remember my parents explaining to me how savings accounts work. By keeping my money with the bank, they'd pay me a little something extra, allowing my account to grow. Yes, the concept of savings accounts hasn't changed a whole heck of a lot since, well, ever...