Temperatures aren’t the only thing on the rise this week. In today’s climate, fortune favours the innovative as technology, fashion, and finance lend to a boost in consumer, startup, and net worth growth around the world. (Spring must be close!)

Take a look at this week’s top reads for women and money from around the web.

Editor’s picks of the week

  1. Where in the world are the billionaires investing their money? The answers might surprise you…
  2. How did today’s billionaires make their money? Finance and technology top the list.
  3. Sign of the times—fashion discovers women over 50.
  4. E-commerce resale sites vie for private equity capital—measuring ROI with Birkins.
  5. Why buy? Renting luxury goods makes financial (and fashion) sense.
  6. Two things are certain in life. These 5 tax tips will help us survive one of them.