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

Money at 30: My Financial Awakening and How I Got Here

When I was 20 years old I got my first credit card. I distinctly remember standing in front of an expensive messenger bag in the Virgin Megastore (R.I.P.) that I told myself I needed for school. I also recall swearing to my girlfriend at the time that I would just buy this one thing to christen the card, pay it off the following month, and then not use it again...