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/

Guide to Rewards Credit Cards for Holiday Shopping 3

With Halloween nearly upon us, it's now full steam ahead to Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and (eventually) New Years. Of course, there's still plenty to do before that — including the annual holiday shopping season. As a result, while you may not realize it, this may make for a good time...

Money at 30: Spiral vs Bella Loves Me — Banking + Giving Comparison

One of the great things about FinTech in general and neobanks in particular is how each can put a new spin on basic financial ideas. Case in point: both Spiral and Bella Loves Me have found ways to combine digital banking with the idea of increasing giving. Yet, despite that...

Virtual Cards: Popular Platforms That Offer Digital Debit and Credit Cards

Over the past couple of years, digital payments have definitely taken a step forward. Although this development occurred under subpar circumstances, it's also been a long time coming. Alongside the growing embrace of mobile wallets, peer-to-peer payments, and more, many have also been utilizing virtual cards. In turn, a number...

Money at 30: Couples' Finance Lessons After Eight Years of Marriage

This week, my wife Rebekah and I celebrated our eight-year anniversary. In that time, we've made a number of financial decisions together. From big ones like our frugal wedding, moving across the country, and "splurging" on a new (used) car to smaller ones we make on a near-daily basis, I...

Money at 30: Point Debit Card Review — Worth the Fee?

A few months back, I remember seeing an ad for a debit card called Point. With the sleek site, brightly colored cards, and attractive benefits, I was definitely interested. Well, that was until I saw that there was an annual fee — an annual fee... for a debit card?! That's...

Money at 30: "The Passion Economy" Book Review

Have you ever stopped to think about how many people today are doing jobs that didn't exist a decade ago? Or have you talked to someone at a cocktail party, asked about their job, and thought, "How do you make money with that?" If so, then you may have found...

Money at 30: Savely App Review

For the past 18 months or so, planning travel has been a bit treacherous and frustrating to say the least. Meanwhile, many haven't even bothered trying to plan a trip for fear that it will likely get canceled (see: my latest booking cancelation). However, with at least some hope on...

Money at 30: Chase Sapphire Preferred Credit Card Review 3

Ever since my financial awakening and my decision to start using credit cards again, an obvious trend has developed. You see, anytime I get a new card and say to myself (and to my wife), "I think we're all set now," I inevitably find another card that tempts me with...