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: Maili Wong

Rita Silvan, editor-in-chief of Golden Girl Finance talks to Maili Wong, author of the bestselling book Smart Risk: Invest Like the Wealthy to Achieve...

The “Year of the Pig” and Stock Markets

The Chinese New Year started on February 5th, marking the official Year of the Pig. After the economic zaniness of the previous Year of...

The Gold Standard: Melissa Leong

Rita Silvan, editor-in-chief of Golden Girl Finance talks to Melissa Leong, resident money expert on The Social (CTV) and author of Happy Go Money,...

What’s Your Circle of Competence?

Imagine that you are a super successful businesswoman who has been the CEO and president of leading global retailers in Hong Kong and in...

No Free Lunch—What Investors Can Learn from Venture Capitalists

Raise your hand if you reject foie gras. Force-feeding an animal through a tube, then killing it and removing its diseased liver, is no...

Why You Shouldn’t Over-Work Your Portfolio

In the 1973 film Ash Wednesday, Elizabeth Taylor plays a 50-ish housewife who goes to Switzerland for a face-lift in order to save her marriage....

Star CEOs: Are They Really Worth It?

CEOs are unlikely to admit their successes are due to luck. But that is exactly what Harold G. Hamm, CEO of Continental Resources, did. He...

When a Small is a Tall: Finding Value in Small Caps

Step off Pilates, powerlifting is the new fitness trend du jour. It’s part of the social wave for women to be athletic and strong,...

Good Value Hunting

It’s said that to be a successful investor you need to possess two things: the right process and the right temperament. Let’s tackle temperament...