Category archives: Short Course On Investments

Short Course On Investments Episode 16: Final Tips On Investing

Last update on Aug. 4, 2014.

In the Short Course On Investments, you will learn the basics of investing through simple everyday language. The course covers the same material as The Short Book On Investments.

In Episode 16, I give some advice about what to do, and what not to do once you've invested. I then finish the series with some closing remarks.

 

 

Transcript:

Hello, my name is Jin Choi, and I’m the founder of MoneyGeek, and welcome to the 16th and final episode of the short course on investments.

In this episode, I’d like to share some practical tips on investing.

Warren ...

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Short Course On Investments Episode 15: What To Invest In

Last update on July 17, 2014.

In the Short Course On Investments, you will learn the basics of investing through simple everyday language. The course covers the same material as The Short Book On Investments.

In Episode 15, I talk about choosing which financial products to invest in, and in which tax vehicles to put them in.

 

 

Transcript:

Hello, my name is Jin Choi, and I’m the founder of MoneyGeek, and welcome to the 15th episode of the short course on investments.

Today, I want to talk about what to invest in, and where.

In previous episodes, I explained the various different types of ...

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Short Course On Investments Episode 14: Saving Money

Last update on June 26, 2014.

In the Short Course On Investments, you will learn the basics of investing through simple everyday language. The course covers the same material as The Short Book On Investments.

In Episode 14, I address some common questions people have regarding saving money.

 

 

Transcript:

Hello, my name is Jin Choi, and I’m the founder of MoneyGeek, and welcome to the 14th episode of the short course on investments.

Today, I want to answer a few common questions regarding saving money.

First, how much you should save? The answer to this question depends on your goals. If you want to ...

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Short Course On Investments Episode 13: RESPs

Last update on Aug. 22, 2014.

In the Short Course On Investments, you will learn the basics of investing through simple everyday language. The course covers the same material as The Short Book On Investments.

In Episode 13, I talk about registered education savings plans, also known as RESPs.

 

 

Transcript:

Hello, my name is Jin Choi, and I’m the founder of MoneyGeek, and welcome to the 13th episode of the short course on investments.

Today, we’re going to talk about the Registered Education Savings Plans, also known as RESPs.

RESPs work very differently from RRSPs and TFSAs. While using RRSPs and TFSAs save you ...

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Short Course On Investments Episode 12: TFSAs

Last update on May 8, 2014.

In the Short Course On Investments, you will learn the basics of investing through simple everyday language. The course covers the same material as The Short Book On Investments.

In Episode 12, I talk about tax free savings accounts, also known as TFSAs.

 

 

Transcript:

Hello, my name is Jin Choi, and I’m the founder of MoneyGeek, and welcome to the 12th episode of the short course on investments.

Today, we’re going to talk about the Tax Free Savings Accounts, also known as the TFSAs.

Like RRSPs, TFSAs allow you grow your investments without paying taxes. However, TFSAs work ...

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Short Course On Investments Episode 11: RRSPs

Last update on April 14, 2014.

In the Short Course On Investments, you will learn the basics of investing through simple everyday language. The course covers the same material as The Short Book On Investments.

In Episode 11, I talk about registered retirement savings plans, also known as RRSPs.

 

 

Transcript:

Hello, my name is Jin Choi, and I’m the founder of MoneyGeek, and welcome to the 11th episode of the short course on investments.

Today, we’re going to talk about the Registered Retirement Savings Plans, also known as the RRSP.

Simply put, if you put money into an RRSP, the government taxes you as ...

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Short Course On Investments Episode 10: Taxes on Investment Gains

Last update on March 17, 2014.

In the Short Course On Investments, you will learn the basics of investing through simple everyday language. The course covers the same material as The Short Book On Investments.

In Episode 10, I talk about how investment gains are taxed in Canada.

 

 

Transcript:

Hello, my name is Jin Choi, and I’m the founder of MoneyGeek, and welcome to the 10th episode of the short course on investments.

Today, we’re going to talk about how investments are taxed.

From the tax man’s perspective, there are three types of investments gains. Those are interest, capital gains, and dividends. Let me ...

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Short Course On Investments Episode 9: Life Insurance

Last update on Feb. 27, 2014.

In the Short Course On Investments, you will learn the basics of investing through simple everyday language. The course covers the same material as The Short Book On Investments.

In Episode 9, I talk about life insurance, which in some ways, is really an investment.

 

 

Transcript:

Hi, my name is Jin Choi, and I’m the founder of MoneyGeek. Welcome to the 9th episode of this short course on investments.

Today, we’re going to talk about life insurance as an investment.

There are many types of life insurance out there, but you can broadly divide them into two categories ...

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Short Course On Investments Episode 8: Commodities

Last update on Feb. 3, 2014.

In the Short Course On Investments, you will learn the basics of investing through simple everyday language. The course covers the same material as The Short Book On Investments.

In Episode 8, I talk about investing in commodities, with a particular focus on gold.

 

 

Transcript:

Hello, my name is Jin Choi and I’m the founder of MoneyGeek, and welcome to the 8th episode of the short course on investments.

Today, we’re going to talk about commodities as investments.

Simply put, commodities are physical things. For example, oil, wheat, copper and even livestock are all commodities. But, not every ...

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Short Course On Investments Episode 7: Real Estate

Last update on Feb. 1, 2014.

In the Short Course On Investments, you will learn the basics of investing through simple everyday language. The course covers the same material as The Short Book On Investments.

In Episode 7, I talk about the mertis of investing in an average home.

 

 

Transcript:

Hello, my name is Jin Choi and I’m the founder of MoneyGeek, and welcome to the 7th episode of the short course on investments.

And today, we’re going to cover something that most Canadians care about: real estate.

But before we begin, I want to clarify that I’m not saying you should either buy ...

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