Kyle Burbank

Founder ~ Moneyat30
Kyle is a freelance writer - including being the head writer for Fioney.com. He also serves as editorial director for the Disney fan site LaughingPlace.com and the founder of Money@30.com. In 2015, Kyle and his wife Bekah moved from Los Angeles to Springfield MO in pursuit of greater financial freedom. Together, the pair enjoy travel, coffee, and spending time with their dog Rigby. Additionally, as of 2023, they become first-time homeowners.
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Sam's Club's Biggest Selling Point (IMHO) is Getting Even Better

Ever since my wife and I got a Sam's Club membership, I've fallen in love with the store's Scan & Go feature. Using the Sam's Club app, I can add items to my virtual cart at the same time as my physical one, complete the transaction on my phone, and...
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The Essential Guide to Saving Money When You Move

Are you thinking about moving because of a new job or just need a change in scenery? Depending on where you live, relocation could save a bundle in the long run. Unfortunately, there are also plenty of tasks as well as upfront expenses required in order to make a move...
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Travel Tuesday: Delta is Changing Its Boarding Procedures... Kind Of

As a loyal-ish Delta customer, I like to think that I have a pretty good handle on what to expect when flying the airline. This includes knowing the order of their boarding groups — and even what I'd need to do in order to move up the food chain. Well,...
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A Global Entry Price Hike is Coming - But There's Still Time!

In my experience, Global Entry has been a lifesaver. From helping me make my connection on time to enabling me to save more than an hour of traffic when returning from Canada, the subscription has been well worth the price for us. Well, in a bit of bad news, the...

Downsizing Your Life: How to Do It and Why You Might Want To

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Audible Premium Plus Review: What it Offers and is it Worth it?

A few years ago, after hearing commercials for the service for years, I finally decided to try out an Audible subscription. Granted, I had purchased individual audiobooks from the platform in the past but hadn't considered the membership. Cut to today and I've used Audible Premium Plus to download dozens...
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Goldbelly Review: Is it Worth the Cost?

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Robinhood Gold Card — My Initial Thoughts on the 3% Back Card

Earlier this week, Robinhood held its own keynote event it dubbed "The New Gold Standard." Of course, before the big news at hand could be announced on stage, word that it was (mainly) in regards to the company's upcoming credit card offering got out — including the Robinhood site updating...
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AAA Review: Is AAA Worth It in 2024?

When I turned 16 years old and got my driver’s license, one of the gifts my father gave me was a AAA (American Automobile Association) membership. In 2013, following a short lapse in membership, my wife and I decided that our road-tripping ways would make having AAA a smart idea....
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Travel Tuesday: Universal's Aventura Hotel Review

For as many theme parks as I've been to in my life, it's not very often that I actually get to stay on property at these resorts. So, while visiting Orlando back in October 2023, I decided to change that and book a stay at Universal's Aventura Hotel — located at...
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How You Can Save Even More with Pepper Rewards This Month

A mere few weeks ago, I discovered an app called Pepper Rewards — and I've been in love with it since. Simply put, the app allows you to buy digital gift cards from several brands and earn 5% back. While this 5% back can't be used for cash, it can...
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Allbirds Offering 30% Off Sale Ahead of Spring (Rainy) Season

One of my favorite shoe brands is having a sale. Currently, Allbirds is offering 30% off on a number of their shoes, including their water-resistant models. By using the code SPRING30 at check out, you can save 30% on "select styles" of shoes. Thankfully, "select styles" include both the Wool...
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