Rita Silvan

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Rita is the former editor-in-chief of ELLE Canada magazine. Rita is an investment and lifestyle writer and editor specializing in women and money. She is a Chartered Investment Manager from the Canadian Securities Institute.

The Gold Standard: Kelley Keehn

Rita Silvan, editor-in-chief of Golden Girl Finance, speaks with author and financial educator Kelley Keehn about her new book, Talk Money to Me.   GGF: Kelley,...

Talk Show—How to Discuss Money with Family

We think about it all the time, but few of us like to talk about it. Of course, I’m referring to money. Whether it’s the...

Pay Me Later…The Case for Defined Pension Plans

Sigmund Freud, the Viennese psychoanalyst, developed the concept of “penis envy”. He purported it to be an early stage in female psychosexual development, when...

Family Plot—How the Rich Handle Money

For those who haven’t tuned in yet, I recommended watching the award-winning tv series Succession. Now in season two and picked up for a...

Home Alone or ‘Golden Girls’ Cohab?

It’s not every day that a person gets to interview someone like Frank Gehry, one of the world’s starchitects—a critically acclaimed architect from Toronto....

The Gold Standard: Leslie McCormick

Rita Silvan, editor-in-chief of Golden Girl Finance, speaks with Leslie McCormick, co-author of Bank on Yourself: Why Every Woman Should Plan Financially to Be...

Hurray for Mediocrity! Why Aiming for Average is a Winning Strategy

If you haven’t watched the Netflix series “Dead to Me”, I recommend giving it a spin. It’s about the unlikely friendship between two women,...

Five Easy Pieces: How to Ruin Your Investment Returns

What is the secret to success? Is it aiming high and always keeping our eyes on the prize? Is it giving 110 per cent,...

It’s a Motherhood Issue: Fixing the Workplace

I’ve just finished reading two recently published memoirs—from Tina Turner (My Love Story), and Jill Soloway (She Wants It). They’re both terrific reads where...