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: How I Status Matched My Way Into $100 Off Dinner in Vegas

For someone who doesn't drink and hardly gambles, my enjoyment of Las Vegas is understandably perplexing to some. However, while many of the attractions and themeing that made Vegas like a Disneyland with nudity in the 90s have since been removed, I still love exploring the Strip's hotels and casinos...

Money at 30: "Bad with Money" Book Review

When most people think about financial books, I have to assume they envision thick economic textbooks or perhaps a hardcover series from a money guru like Dave Ramsey. In reality, the personal finance books I've reviewed come from authors like Tanja Hester, Grant Sabatier, or Erin Lowry who all gratefully...

Money at 30: How 4 Big Life Events This Decade Helped Shape My Money Outlook 2

As I write this, 2019 has mere hours of life left in it. What's even crazier is that, as the ball drops, we'll also be welcoming a new decade (save your technicalities — culturally, decades start in years that end in "0"). This got me thinking about just how much...

Money at 30: My Favorite Personal Finance Reviews of 2019 2

For Thanksgiving, I shared a list of some financial tool "turkeys" I encountered throughout the year. However, the truth is that I happen to enjoy the majority of the apps, books, credit cards, etc. that I get the chance to review. Given this fact — and considering that the year's...

Money at 30: 3 Ways to Stretch Your Last-Minute Gift Budget

In case you hadn't noticed, Christmas Eve is a mere week away. If your have some shopping to do, not only is time running out but there's a chance your budgeted cash may be as well. Since taking on debt just to purchase gifts is never a good idea, you...

Money at 30: My Personal Credit Card Strategy for 2020 3

Often times when I tell people I blog about personal finance, they assume I'm some Dave Ramsey type who mostly just advises people on how to become debt-free. Yet, given my personal experiences, these days I find myself writing way more about credit rewards than credit card debt. Moreover the...

Money at 30: Honeydue App Review 4

I have found Honeydue to be helpful. Sure my wife and I pretty much have our respective billing schedules down at this point, but it's always nice to get a reminder. Additionally there have already been transactions I didn't understand, so it was nice to easily reach out to my...

Money at 30: Qube Money Concept Review 3

Overall there aren't really a ton of personal finance-related memories I have from being a kid, but there is definitely one that comes to mind. I don't recall exactly how old I was at the time but I do distinctly remember my parents utilizing the cash envelope method to budget....