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: Is it Time You Got New Car Insurance?

While there are advantages to being loyal to your auto insurer, such as added discounts in addition to the overall familiarity, sometimes it's time to say "goodbye." If it's been awhile since you last compared prices on your policy, it may be worth taking a look around to see if you could save money. Just be sure to seek accurate quotes, mind your timing (A.K.A. don't lapse!), and look out...

Money at 30: Exploring Net Worth

Despite that minor setback, I nevertheless maintain that we're in good shape on the net worth and retirement fronts. More importantly, we continue to up our retirement contributions, which make up a large percentage of our net worth as is. So while I'm still a little hazy on whether we've met Ms. Friedberg's rule for age 30, we're well on our way to knocking the goal for age 40 and...

Money at 30: How I'm Saving Money This Summer

How are you saving money this summer? Between vacations, A/C, and the occasional (completely necessary) ice cream treat, summer is often one of the most expensive seasons, second only to the holidays. Kyle shares a few of his plans, to avoid some of the money pitfalls by throwing some business into his trips, hitting the road, and taking a dip in his already-paid-for-with-my-rent-money pool.

Money at 30: Financial Lessons From My Father

With Father's Day approaching, Kyle shares three financial lessons he learned directly from his father... even if they took a while to truly stick.

Money at 30: "Writing the Damn Book" Review

Overall I found Writing the Damn Book to be informative, intriguing, and motivational. Even as someone who's been through the process of writing a manuscript before, I was still able to learn a lot from Nelson and also gained some new perspective on the process. Naturally I don't exactly agree with everything she preaches, but I'm sure she'd acknowledge that every writer and author is different.

Money at 30: Why a New Boss Could Mean New Opportunity

Gaining a new boss can be an intimidating or even frustrating time but it can also be a blessing. In fact, if you're looking to advance your career, there are a number of advantages that having new leadership can bring.

Money at 30: Is There Really Value in Working for Free?

Working for free surely doesn't sound like a good deal, but it could actually lead to much more. From learning valuable skills and making great connections to investing in yourself, there can be some major benefits to working for free that may present themselves after the fact.

Money at 30: "The Unbanking of America" Book Review

In her new book " The Unbanking of America: How the New Middle Class Survives" author Lisa Servon looks at everything from the payday loan industry to FinTech while also discussing the changing economics of the middle class.