Archives October 2017

My TFSA Update September 2017 - Musings On Starting A Career

Last update on Oct. 30, 2017.

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In this series, I (Jin Choi) talk about my goal of reaching $1 million in my TFSA account by 2033. If you want to know what a TFSA is, I recommend you read my free book. In this article, I’ll also talk about some things I wish I had done earlier in my career.

 

September Results: Up 7.0%

At the end of September, I had $49,101 in my TFSA account, which was up by 7.0% during the month. By comparison, the Canadian stock market went up by ...

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Announcement: We're Hiring A Junior Software Developer

Last update on Oct. 23, 2017.

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Given that all the resources available on this website are free, you may wonder how I (Jin Choi) make money through this site. Blogging and maintaining resources take a significant amount of time and as well as some money, yet I don't generate any advertising income through the site itself (though I do generate a small referral income by recommending Questrade through a YouTube video). Is MoneyGeek just a gratuitous hobby project?

The answer is No. The way I make money is by selling software development services to financial firms. I created this ...

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Is The Canadian Housing Market In A Bubble? Interview With Seth Daniels of JKD Capital

Last update on Oct. 16, 2017.

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The following is the transcript of the conversation I (Jin Choi) had with Seth Daniels, who is the managing partner of JKD Capital. JKD provides research and analysis to the Libertas Real Estate Opportunity Fund, a fund for accredited Canadian investors dedicated to protecting against a downturn in the Canadian housing market.

Jin: Could you start by introducing yourself?

Seth: Sure. I’ve been in the hedge fund business since 2000. I started off working for one of the pioneers of growth investing at the tail-end of the dot com and biotech ...

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What Impact Would A New Korean War Have On Our Investments?

Last update on Oct. 1, 2017.

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At the beginning of every month, I brief members on how MoneyGeek's Regular portfolios have performed and comment on the state of the financial markets. In this update, I’ll also discuss the impact that a new Korean war may have on stocks.

 

September Performance of Regular Portfolios

The performance of MoneyGeek's Regular portfolios for the month of September 2017 were as follows:

 

Last Month

Last 12 Months

Since Apr 2013

Slightly Aggressive

+3.5%

+15.4%

+83.8%

Balanced

+3.1%

+13.3%

+69.7%

Slightly Conservative

+2.6%

+11.4 ...

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