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...

Latest Posts

How Does Opening a New Credit Card Affect Your Scores?

You've probably heard it said that applying for a new credit card can have some negative effects on your scores. In addition to the "hard pull" credit inquiry that will likely result in a small score penalty, the age of your credit can be dragged down by a new account....

Now That You've Frozen Your Credit, How Do You Thaw It?

Following the massive Equifax breach, many Americans are placing freezes on their credit to prevent hackers and identity thieves from opening new accounts in their names. Not only did I recently discuss the option of freezing your credit but also went ahead and did it myself. In my state, this...

YouTube Beginner: 5 Things I’ve Learned So Far

Not too long ago, I decided to take the dive and start my own YouTube channel. At the time, my wife and I bought a new camera for our endeavor along with a microphone and, since then, we’ve also purchased a couple of softbox lights to add to our makeshift...

The New Uber Visa — Your Next Credit Card?

I'm not sure I need another credit card (it especially pains me to want a new card right after I froze my credit), but I'm being 100% honest in telling you I'm strongly considering this new Uber Visa. With impressive point categories, seemingly simple redemption, some added perks, and no...

Podcast: Laying Out Your Self-Published Book with InDesign

If you're self-publishing a book, one element you may be inclined to gloss over is the book's layout. This is likely because many assume that the words themselves are the only important aspect of any book and that the rest is just fluff. Although it's true that no bad book...

A Starbucks Bingo Strategy Guide

A few months ago, I shared how my love of Teavana helped me score several free drinks at Starbucks. Well, since then, the Seattle company has announced that they will be shuttering each and every one of their Teavana stores in the coming months. Through my tears, I've continued to...