The Gold Standard: Wendy Davis

Rita Silvan, editor-in-chief of Golden Girl Finance talks to Wendy Davis, owner of Zebrano, Canada’s premier luxury travel advisor, about taking the leap to...

The Gold Standard: Fred Vettese

Rita Silvan, editor-in-chief of Golden Girl Finance talks with Canada’s top actuary and best-selling author, Fred Vettese, about the investment product we love to...

The Gold Standard: Barbara Stewart

Golden Girl Finance editor-in-chief Rita Silvan talks to Barbara Stewart about the "fake news" on women and risk.   Barbara Stewart CFA, is one of the world’s...

Five Ways to Control Impulsive Investing

We all make mistakes with money. Usually, it’s overspending on an item—only to find it on sale somewhere else, grrrr. Or spending on the...

It’s Okay to Want What You Want

I help clients achieve their financial goals. Sounds simple, right? Well it can be, when they identify what they are. I mean, how can...

Risky Business—What’s Your True Comfort Zone?

The biggest problem with the investment industry is sometimes we need a special dictionary to understand what’s really being discussed. Take the word “risk”,...

Money, Stress and Your Sex Life

Sigmund Freud famously asked, “What do women want?” According to some recent studies, women prefer to talk about death rather than money and to...

What’s Your Spending Style?

We make spending decisions every day. Should I buy the dress? Where should we go for dinner? Where should we take our vacation? I’ve been...

What a Wellness Retreat Taught Me About Investing

If I were forced to choose between bread and roses, there’s a good chance that roses would win. A few years ago, I discovered...