Category archives: Jin's TFSA Updates

Every month, Dr. Choi will share details of his TFSA account in this podcast series. Dr. Choi's goal is to reach $1 million for just his TFSA account by 2033.

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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My TFSA Update August 2017 - Does Combining CNNs and GRUs Yield Better Stock Price Predictions?

Last update on Sept. 18, 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 post, I’ll detail what came of my efforts to combine two machine learning architectures - Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN), and Gated Recurrent Unit (GRU) - in order to make better stock price predictions.

 

August Results: Down 5.5%

At the end of August, I had $45,907 in my TFSA account, which was down by 5 ...

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My TFSA Update July 2017 - My New Long Term Investment Approach

Last update on Aug. 14, 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 post, I’ll also explain why I’m keeping my oil and gas stocks for now, and I’ll also lay out my long term investment plan.

 

July Results: Up 4.3%

At the end of July, I had $48,600 in my TFSA account, which was up by 4.3% during the month ...

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My TFSA Update June 2017 - Throwing In The Towel On Long Term Oil Prices

Last update on July 10, 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 post, I’ll also provide updated numbers on the global oil supply and demand forecast, and explain why I no longer think that oil is guaranteed to reach $60/barrel.

 

June Results: Down 14.3%

At the end of June, I had $46,583 in my TFSA account, which was down by ...

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My TFSA Update May 2017 - Zargon and Twin Butte Debentures

Last update on June 12, 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 post, I’ll also recount my experience investing in Zargon and Twin Butte debentures, and I’ll use that experience to explain why I still stubbornly hold onto my oil and gas stocks.

 

May Results: Down 8.9%

At the end of May, I had $54,330 in my TFSA account, which was down ...

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My TFSA Update April 2017 - Premium Portfolios Discontinuation And The Future of MoneyGeek

Last update on May 15, 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 post, I’ll also explain why I decided to discontinue the premium membership, and talk about the direction I want to take MoneyGeek.

 

April Results: Down 6.4%

At the end of April, I had $59,630 in my TFSA account, which was down by 6.4% during the month. By comparison, the ...

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My TFSA Update March 2017 - Rethinking Momentum

Last update on April 10, 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 post, I’ll also revisit my skepticism regarding momentum investing, and give a rational explanation as to why the strategy may continue to perform.

 

March Results: Down 0.9%

At the end of March, I had $63,695 in my TFSA account, which was down by 0.6% during the month. By ...

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My TFSA Update February 2017 - Why Are Oil Prices Stuck In A Range?

Last update on March 13, 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 post, I’ll also give my thoughts on the state of the oil market.

 

February Results: Down 0.9%

At the end of February, I had $64,104 in my TFSA account, which was down by 0.9% during the month. By comparison, the Canadian stock market went up by 0.6% while ...

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My TFSA Update January 2017 - Why I Decided To Bet Against Tesla

Last update on Feb. 13, 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 post, I’ll also explain why I decided to short (i.e. bet against) a small amount of Tesla stock.

 

January Results: Down 15.3%

At the end of January, I had $64,677 in my TFSA account. This is after I had made my annual contribution of $5,500, so when ...

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My TFSA Update November 2016 - Why U.S. Producers Won't Keep Oil Prices Down

Last update on Dec. 12, 2016.

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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 post, I’ll also talk about why I believe the oil traders and pundits are wrong about their “bearish” predictions of the oil market.

 

November Results: Up 6.0%

At the end of November, I had $60,779 in my TFSA account, which is up by 6.0% since the end of ...

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