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Girl Finance, speaks with Barbara Stewart, CFA, the author of Rich Thinking, a global research project that challenges outdated...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 to Avoid the Pitfalls of the Sharing Economy

The explosion of the sharing economy may be working wonders on your bank balance by reducing the amount of ‘stuff’ you own. Today you...

The Make-up Mark-up—It Costs Women Time and Money

The average woman spends 25 minutes daily doing her hair and makeup. Over 30 years, that’s equivalent to a ‘makeup gap’ of 3,000 hours. There...

Real Estate in the Age of COVID

Analysts believe the pandemic will have a large but temporary impact on the housing market in Canada. For buyers looking for bargains — or...

Wine O’clock? Cheers to your Financial Ruin

Last year American financial guru Suze Orman trotted out one of the grand truths of saving: small indulgences add up and rob you of...

How a Multi-Generational Family Goes Green

Alberta engineer Michelle Avis had a great job in the oil and gas industry. Then – together with her husband Rob, also an engineer,...

My Brilliant Career… is On Hold

Yes, you read the title correctly. I am an avocado-loving/will-never-own-her-own home/spends-too-much-time-online Millennial. Don’t worry, I’m not going to give you financial advice. Instead, I’ll give you...