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Jude A Ndeloa

Blog Info

Name:
African Style FI
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
Financial independence, budgeting, investing
Start Year:
2018

Blogger Bio

Net worth:
$200,000.00
Location:
Plano, Texas, United States
Age:
20s
Race:
African American
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
Profession:
Chemical Engineer
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Latest Blog Posts

As the tax season comes to an end, it is time to make some important decisions. How much tax refund did you get back? Assuming that you got a refund, what will you do with it? Maybe this is your chance to start your journey toward financial freedom. There is an argument about whether getting […]The post 7 Smart Ways to Use Your Tax Refund appeared first on African Style ...
Posted: Apr 06 2019 @ 4:20 PM
I recently spoke to a good friend who hates using credit cards. He buys everything with a debit card or cash and sees no need/ value for a credit card. It took me over a year to convince him to try and use a credit card instead. He finally decided that since he has a […]The post Stop Losing Money; Start Using a Credit Card appeared first on African Style ...
Posted: Mar 29 2019 @ 10:11 PM
As technology advances, we see an increase in online banking over the traditional brick and mortar banks. In fact, according to a federal reserve survey in 2016, 71 percent of people bank online. As technology improves, it is more convenient to do bank transactions on our mobile phones, tablets or at the comfort of our […]The post Is Online-Only Banking for You? appeared first on African Style FI. ...
Posted: Mar 23 2019 @ 3:16 PM
When I learned about stash invest, I immediately loved the idea and I started using it. It is straightforward, easy to navigate and understand. The names they use to describe the funds are cheeky, funny and easy to understand. However, I have to confess that I don’t use stash anymore and I will tell why. […]The post Start Building Your Stash With Just $5 appeared first on African Style FI. ...
Posted: Mar 16 2019 @ 1:38 PM
There are some things that we consider little or negligible and they are out of sight until we see their significance. We don’t optimize and let things fall to the side until it calls our attention. All that because we are stuck in the status quo. Well, that happened to me recently. My electric bill […]The post Why You Should Not Ignore Your Electricity Usage appeared first on African Style ...
Posted: Mar 02 2019 @ 11:00 AM
I read stories of the financial hardship of the workers that were furloughed due to the government shutdown and it hurts. One in four were forced to visit a food bank, 40% had to borrow money from some source to survive, a quarter couldn’t pay rent or their mortgage or paid late, 13% fell behind on […]The post Lessons from the Government Shutdown appeared first on African Style FI. ...
Posted: Feb 16 2019 @ 11:00 AM
This is part 4 and the final part of my moving experience series. Part 3 spoke about the issues we encountered on our move to Texas. This post is quite opposite, it is about the perks of moving and what it represents to us. Moving has its advantages and disadvantages and that is certainly true […]The post My Moving Experience Series – Part 4: Perks of Moving to Texas appeared ...
Posted: Feb 09 2019 @ 1:40 PM
This is part 3 of my moving experience series. In part 2 I focused on the cost of moving and the strategy my wife and I used to handle the unexpected expense. Here in part 3, I will talk about the issues we faced during the move. This is almost like a venting session. But […]The post My Moving Experience Series – Part 3: Moving Disaster, So Many Issues appeared ...
Posted: Feb 02 2019 @ 2:43 PM
In Part 1 of what I am calling “My Moving Experience Series”, I spoke about what motivated us to move. Here in part 2, I will focus on the cost of moving and the financials involved in our particular move. This could be beneficial to someone who is considering moving and wants to know a realistic […]The post My Moving Experience Series – Part 2: The Cost of Moving appeared first ...
Posted: Jan 26 2019 @ 1:20 PM

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