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/

What Happens When a FinTech App Shuts Down?

Lately, it seems as though there's been a lot of bad news looming over the FinTech sector. Obviously cryptocurrency firms are the largest example of this but, with Robinhood now announcing that it's laying off 23% of its staff, there are other challenges that abound (to be fair, Robinhood's troubles are also partially related to the crypto market). These instances beg the question: what happens when a FinTech service shuts...

Money at 30: Capital One SavorOne Rewards Credit Card Review

As I look through my wallet and the credit cards I use most often, I realize that I've neglected to formally review one of my favorites: the Capital One SavorOne Rewards card. Sure, I've mentioned it in plenty of previous posts (including my annual "personal credit card strategy" articles), but I've failed to give it its due in terms of a full-fledged guide of its own. Let me correct that...

Money at 30: Uber Eats Nationwide Shipping Review — A Goldbelly Competitor?

Last month, Uber Eats announced that it was expanding its platform to include Nationwide Shipping. In addition to their regular delivery and pickup options for local restaurants, this new feature allows customers to order items from a variety of locations around the country and have them shipped. Immediately upon hearing this, one name came to mind: Goldbelly — a similar concept I previously reviewed. Nevertheless, with my interest piqued, I...

Varo Bank Review

Last year, Varo Money made history by becoming the first FinTech firm to be awarded a national bank charter — resulting in the new name Varo Bank. Although I hadn't previously used Varo Money, they always struck me as an intriguing service that put its customers first. So, is that same spirit still present in Varo Bank? Let's take a look at what Varo Bank has to offer, including the...

Money at 30: Cashback Monitor Review

As most people these days are surely aware, shopping online comes with many conveniences and advantages. Among them is the fact that there are a variety of rewards and cashback platforms that consumers can use to score themselves a better deal. The only downside to this is that, with more portals popping up all the time (and their offers updating daily if not even more often), it can be difficult...

Money at 30: The Power of Parity

As I write this, my wife and I are once again in France. Unbelievably, this is our third visit in under a year as we continue to cover developments at Disneyland Paris for Laughing Place. However, this particular trip is a bit special for a couple of reasons. First, we're here to report on the opening of the new Avengers Campus land — which, as big Marvel fans, we're very excited...

Money at 30: 5 Things I've Learned After Making 200 YouTube Videos

Over the weekend, I published a new video on YouTube. That might sound pretty mundane seeing as I do this approximately once a week — but, a day after posting, I learned that this particular posting wasn't as routine as it seemed. Instead, unbeknownst to me, I had just reached a milestone: publishing my 200th YouTube video (which I learned about thanks to VidIQ). Funny enough, this comes only a...

Best Dining Rewards Credit Cards

When it comes to credit card rewards, there are plenty of cards each covering its own purpose. However, among the most common categories featured is dining — and why not? Who doesn't love a family dinner out, date night delight, or a foodie tour of a new town? In turn, there's no shortage of cards that can reward diners in different ways. For those looking to earn more rewards while...