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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: Apartment Living and the Costs of Conveniences

This month marks my two-year apartment anniversary. Normally this would be a dreaded time when I need to decide if I want to renew for another year and then budget for either the hike in rent or costs associated with moving out. However, since my lease expired around this time...

Money at 30: Why I Quit Using Acorns

A few months ago I came across Jon's review of Acorns — an investment app that collects your digital loose change automatically from credit and debit card transactions. Like him I had heard rumblings about the application beforehand but, after reading that review, I decided to finally jump on board. For...

Money at 30: Money at 31

Today marks a somewhat exciting but overall inconsequential event: it's my 31st birthday. I say this is inconsequential because how is 31 really all that different from 30? (and, despite my joke a few weeks ago, I won't actually be changing the name of this column). However the occasion has...

A Step by Step Guide to Publishing Your Book 2

At one point or another, many of us have dreamed about becoming a published author. There are many reasons why people want to publish their works, ranging from the desire to relate to an audience, share their knowledge and skills with others, or perhaps even make a little bit of...

Money at 30: When Borrowing from Your 401(k) Goes Badly

Even though I'm in a much better place financially than I once was, from time to time I ponder how and where I would obtain funds if I absolutely needed to. Credit cards? Personal loans? What about borrowing from yourself in the form of a 401(k) loan? While that last...

Money at 30: The Tax Man is Coming 3

After a couple of years of freelancing and being self-employed, I've come to one conclusion: It. Is. Awesome. What's severely less awesome, however, is when it comes time to pay up the taxes I've been neglecting all year. Of course this problem isn't just limited to those of us who...

Money at 30: My Money Goals for 2017 6

Welcome to 2017! It would seem we've survived the last year and now it's time try and make this one the best it can be. For many that means creating New Years Resolution although, admittedly, I've never really been big on such things.Despite that minor opposition, I can't help but...

Money at 30: Prioritizing and Downsizing in the New Year

With Christmas done, the New Year is now in striking distance. Believe it or not the year that seemed like it might never end is about to... even if it's taking some more beloved celebrities on its way out. While you're pondering both your resolutions and own mortality, it might...