Constance Gustke is a New York-based journalist who covers investing, digital currencies and emerging mega trends. She currently contributes to The New York Times "Retiring" section and has also written for BBC.com/Capital, Forbes, MSNBC.com, The Atlantic and many other publications. She is a former staff reporter at Fortune magazine.
New equity crowdfunding rules will allow anyone to invest in restaurant start-ups, opening the universe up to new sources of finance.
A new line of luxury smart bracelets designed by the flamboyant Iris Apfel helps track aging Americans who still want to look cool.
Farmland REITs offer investors a way to join billionaires in the agricultural land-grab bet on a booming, and hungry, global population.