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.

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...

The Gold Standard: Susan Li

Rita Silvan, editor-in-chief of Golden Girl Finance talks to Susan Li, FOX Business Network correspondent. Li has interviewed everyone from Canada’s Prime Minister Justin...

The Gold Standard: Carl Honoré

Rita Silvan, editor-in-chief of Golden Girl Finance, talks with Carl Honoré, bestselling author of In Praise of Slow, and more recently, Bolder: Making the...

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...