Kyle Burbank


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 and has recently starting publsihing his own personal finance blog at

Comparing the Growing List of FinTech Debit Cards

It’s hard to believe there was once a time when your payment options were mostly limited to cash, credit card, or the dreaded check. Finally the debit card was introduced, giving customers access to their checking funds via a piece of plastic that looked and functioned much like a credit...

Money at 30: What If You Need to Move Your Stock Portfolio?

So far 2019 has been a year of learning for me. More specifically, as a newbie investor, I’ve been trying to expand my portfolio and put more of my extra funds into the market. This journey has led to a few questions regarding different brokerage account options and the pros...

Last Minute Tax Reminders for 2019

A lot of things can go wrong when preparing your return and so waiting until mid-April is really just asking for trouble. This is especially true if, like me, you plan on trying out some of the free tax filing options and/or are new to this whole process.

Money at 30: Zeta App Review 2

Just about everyone these days knows that one of the most common topics those in relationships argue about is money. At the same time personal finance apps that help you stay on top of your spending and budget have become plentiful in recent years. Therefore it only makes sense that...

Rakuten vs. Ebates — What's Changing With the Cashback Tool 2

Lately you may have seen commercials teaching you how to pronounce "Rakuten." Of course these spots aren't just about phonics but about earning cash back. This is driven home by the tagline, "Rakuten: A more rewarding way to shop." If that's the case, how does Rakuten compare to established cash...

2019 Discover It Card Review: Still Feeling “It” After All These Years 23

Many months ago now, following what I called my financial awakening, I found that I was suddenly in the market for a new rewards credit card. This led me to start researching various cards before ultimately landing on my final choice: the Discover It card. Before we get into my...

Money at 30: A Look at Turo and How You Can Make Money With Your Car 6

As someone who works at home and has a spouse who does the same, there are plenty of times when our car sits lonely outside of our apartment. Sure we’ve been known to take the occasional road trip and, of course, have errands to run, but there have been times...

Why It Pays to “Discover” Online Banking 17

How many people actively discuss what they enjoy about their bank? Well after a few years of using Discover Bank I'm happy to discuss my experiences.