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...

Investing 101

Getting started with in investing can be intimidating. One solution is to start small and scale up as you gain experience and confidence.   Gimme Shelter:...

Invest in the Best: Wine, Jewels, Art, Land, and Music

Should the average investor consider investing in some of the less traditional asset classes? Sure! Regardless of the prevailing interest rate environment, it almost...

Need a Financial Advisor? It’s as Easy as 1,2,3

In the 70s, in my “home ‘ec” class we learned rudimentary cooking skills and how to thread a sewing machine. In other words, lots...

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...

Heads or Tails: Do You Have a Gambling Addiction?

Gambling is easily accessible, a popular escape and many Canadians believe they are just one win away from the jackpot. But when it becomes...

Great Returns, When You Invest in Yourself

The eminently quotable investor Warren Buffett said, “Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” Wise investors know that...