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.

Heartbreak Investing & How to Get Over It

Nothing brings out the feral nature of some women like a designer sample sale. If it’s Chanel, elbows up! When I worked in fashion...

The Gold Standard: What’s New in Women & Money

From waiting areas to boardrooms, women are making great strides around the globe. Change rarely comes easy, but some stories this week reminded us...

Why Encore Careers are Not Just About the Money

Would it surprise you to know that nine out of 10 workers around the world are “actively disengaged” from their jobs? According to a...

The Gold Standard: What’s New in Women & Money

This was a week of great interviews with CEOs of robo-advisors who market to women. Take a look at this week's top reads for women...

The Great Escape: How to Find Your Magic Number

Whether it was Grace Kelly cruising along its sun-bleached roads in Hitchcock’s To Catch a Thief, or Helmut Newton’s photos capturing a mood of...

The Gold Standard: What’s New in Women & Money

January for adults is much like September for the kids. We're getting back into routines, looking back on some of those piggy-bank-purges from over...

Explaining the High/Low Style of Investing

Before the 1980s fashion magazines took a strictly orthodox approach to styling: each model wore one designer label, head-to-toe. Mixing was a fashion no-no....

In Defense of the Buy-and-Hold Strategy

The year was 1983 and Madonna had just released “Holiday”, a cheerful song with a catchy tune. But what hooked me was her wavy...

The Gold Standard: What’s New in Women & Money

Ahhh—new year and change is in the air! If only more of it was in your changepurse, right?! But isn't that what fresh starts are...