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/

2019 Robinhood App Review 5

Robinhood has proven to be an extremely easy way to start buying stocks without having to pay commissions or fees. Furthermore, as I do start to learn the ropes and am ready to take my portfolio to the next level, it's nice to know that Robinhood continues to increase their...

Money at 30: CES, Tech Temptation, and Lifestyle Creep

Yesterday I returned home from a week-long stay in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main purpose of my visit wasn't gambling or any particular Cirque du Soleil performance (although I did manage to see one while in town) but to attend this year's Consumer Electronics Show. This being my first time,...

Money at 30: The Makings of an Interesting Tax Season

We may only be in the second week of January but talk of tax season is already growing exponentially. Why? Well, in case you didn't hear, the United States federal government is currently involved in a partial shutdown. Considering that the president has stated that the shutdown could last for...

Quickbooks Self-Employed Review (2019) 6

After a turbulent tax time in 2016, Kyle decided to invest in Quickbooks Self-Employed software for himself. Now a year later he offers his review of the service and shares how it helped his save money on his tax bill this time around.

Money at 30: Understanding Robinhood's "Checking & Savings" Debacle 2

It was a mere few weeks ago that I woke up to discover that the investment app Robinhood was introducing a Checking & Savings product that promised to pay account holders 3% interest. Being an active Robinhood user (and having reviewed the app previously), I jumped at the chance to...

Money at 30: Bumped Review — Earn Stocks When You Shop 4

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...

Money at 30: Ebates vs. Dosh — Which is the Better Cash Back Tool? 4

The idea of earning cash back on your purchases for seemingly no reason is one of those “if it sounds too good to be true…” triggers for many people. For evidence of this, just type in “Is Ebates…” or “Is Dosh…” into Google and notice how “legit?” is near the...

Clarity Money App Review (2019) 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...