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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How an Expired Credit Card Can Wreak Havoc on Your Holiday

Let me be completely transparent for a moment here — coming up with a quick tip to share on a weekly basis isn't always easy. There have been more than a handful of Fridays where I find myself pacing my apartment trying to decide what little nugget of knowledge I...

Tighten Your Budget: 5 Achievable Ways to Save More and Spend Less

Contrary to popular belief, a budget isn't really something you can just (to borrow a phrase from Mr. Popeil) set and forget. The truth is that, from time to time, it's worth reviewing your budget in its current form to see where you can make adjustments. More than just saving extra...

With Summer Ending, Leave a Buffer in Your Budget

Summer may not be over just yet but, thankfully, the end is now in sight. For many areas, this year was a scorcher, with multiple rounds of sustained heat waves testing your endurance and your air conditioner. Speaking of A/C, with the constant need to pump cool air in your...

Countdown to #FinCon18: 7 Ways I'm Preparing for This Year's Event

It's happening — in just six weeks, I'll be attending my first ever FinCon expo! Held in sunny Orlando, Florida this time around, the event will take place September 26th through the 29th, with passes still available. With so many of the personal finance bloggers I read and look up...

I've Been Wasting Money on Toothpaste — Have You?

Ever since I was placed in the "gifted" class in elementary school, I've liked to pretend that I was at least a bit smarter than the average bear. And yet, every few years, something occurs that smashes my premise and shows me how dumb I really am — like when...

Snapchat Spectacles Review — Silly Splurge or YouTube Tech Tool?

As someone in their 30s, I only kind of, sort of understand Snapchat. Sure I can navigate the basic features but the whole culture surrounding the app still eludes me. Despite that, I recently purchased a pair of Snap's wearable camera glasses called Spectacles. Why? Well, there are several reasons...