My Story

Hi. My name is Kyle Burbank and I’m a Millennial. Yes, I say this like it’s some sort of healing admission given the bad rap my generation has endured in recent years. You know — the talk about how anyone under 35 is lazy, entitled, and doesn’t even know how...

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Travel Tuesday: Away Zip Backpack Review

For years, I've sworn by the use of the messenger bag for my travels. Along with full-sized carry-on items, the messenger style was my go-to for a "personal item" that could hold my laptop, a change of clothes, and other items while also serving as a daypack at our destination....

An Ode to T-Mobile Tuesdays

It's now been two and a half years since my wife and I decided to move to T-Mobile. In that time, I'm talked a lot about some of their auxiliary perks such as T-Mobile Money and, um, data breaches? Setting that latter one aside, one benefit I haven't really talked...

YouTuber Brand Deals: My First Sponsored Video Experience

A couple of months ago, I reached what I think is a YouTuber milestone: I completed my first brand deal. Okay, "brand deal" sounds very influencer-y, but I did make my first sponsored video. Previously, I'd made a handful of videos about products or services I'd received for free (but...

EveryPlate Meal Kit Delivery Review

For the past few years, meal kit delivery services have been all the rage. And although I've written about them from time to time, I hadn't actually tried any first-hand — until now. Recently, on the recommendation of a friend, my wife and I decided to try out EveryPlate (which,...

Your Amex Platinum Now Comes with Walmart+. Yes, Really.

Back in July, the Platinum Card from American Express underwent a revamp that saw the card increase its annual fee from $550 to $695 per year while adding a number of credits to offset that cost. If you'll recall, that trade-off ended up being a win for me as the...

Travel Tuesday: When is the Best Time to Book a Hotel Room?

I don't know about you but for me, one of the most stressful parts of booking a trip is finding the right time to make my purchase. While part of me wants to lock my plans in as I make them, another part of me knows that being a bit...