RRSPs: Too Much of a Good Thing?

RRSPs have many virtues but they also have some potential negatives. In our new podcast we uncover how to maximize the positives and minimize the negatives of RRSPs. Give it a listen!

The Gold Standard: Barbara Stewart

Rita Silvan, editor-in-chief of Golden Girl Finance, speaks with Barbara Stewart, CFA, the author of Rich Thinking, a global research project that challenges outdated...

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,...

How COVID-19 Changed My Financial Values

COVID-19 has caused a lot of suffering, increased the velocity of change, and been stressful for everyone. Spending months in lockdown affects all of...

4 Low Cost Winter Home Improvements

Your home is your sanctuary. Most of us schedule renos in the spring, summer or fall, but you don’t have to put your home...

Freshman Finance 101

When it comes to paying for post-secondary, the strategies young Canadians and their families use are varied — from parents footing the bill, to...

Money Can’t Buy Happiness… But Pursuing It Just Might

“Money cannot buy happiness; money cannot buy happiness.” We say this to our children, our teenagers, our young adults striving to find their place...

Luxury Fashion Gets a Covid-Makeover

As the COVID-19 crisis forced non-essential stores to shut their doors earlier this year, luxury retail and high fashion felt the full impact —...

There’s No ‘We’ in Retirement

When one is Queen, one does not retire. In 2017, The Duke of Edinburgh announced his retirement, no doubt receiving a handsome gold watch...