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: One Year Later

All in all, I've been thrilled with how the first year since my "financial awakening" has gone. From constantly learning more about personal finance and watching my credit score climb to writing another book and starting a YouTube channel, it's been a successful journey so far with no signs of slowing.

Money at 30: 4 Productivity Tips for Freelancers

A few weeks ago I wrote about ideas for jobs you could do from home. In that column I also talked about how great freelancing can be and how much I've enjoyed doing it over the past three years. But there's one thing I forgot to mention: freelancing isn't always easy — especially when you're lazy. Yes, the downside of working from home for many people is that there's plenty of...

Money at 30: Three Job Ideas For People Who Want to Work from Home

Working from home doesn't have to be a fantasy and not every remote work opportunity is a scam. As a work-from-home (or anywhere) person myself, I'm proof that the dream is possible. Of course the path you choose will depend on what you're good at and what you like to do — be it write,helpg people plan, or move merchandise. Ultimately there are plenty of jobs you can do from...

Money at 30: I'd Do Anything to Save Money (But I Won't Do That)

There are plenty of great ways to save money but there are also a few methods you should probably steer clear of. The important thing is that you care enough about your finances to try different thrifty ideas. So what are some of the ways you make the most of your money?

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.