Jim Cramer Explains Why He Likes Apple's Credit Card

Jim Cramer Explains Why He Likes Apple's Credit Card

Jim Cramer's favorite announcement from Apple this week was the Apple credit card. Here's why.

Banks Charge Stiffer Penalties to Trap Savers in Low-Interest CDs

Banks Charge Stiffer Penalties to Trap Savers in Low-Interest CDs

DepositAccounts.com, which tracks the savings industry, says in a new report that banks are increasing early withdrawal penalties on certificates of deposit, making it harder for savers to exit and reinvest in higher-paying products as interest rates rise.

Apple's Grand Ambitions Face Healthy Skepticism

Apple's Grand Ambitions Face Healthy Skepticism

Apple hasn't answered all of its critics after Monday's presentation.

Apple Credit Card to Come With Juicy Rewards - But Only on the iPhone

Apple Credit Card to Come With Juicy Rewards - But Only on the iPhone

The digital version of Apple's new credit card with Goldman Sachs and Mastercard will give customers 2% cash back on all purchases made using Apple Pay technology. That could be a tough offer to resist, since the average cash-rewards card pays roughly 1%.

Kohl's: An Attractive Play on Consumer Spending and for Dividend Yield

Kohl's: An Attractive Play on Consumer Spending and for Dividend Yield

Kohl's is well positioned to meet both the needs of the debt-strapped consumer and the desire of investors for attractive dividend yields.

Federal Reserve Signals Easier Path on Monetary Policy as Economy Slows

Federal Reserve Signals Easier Path on Monetary Policy as Economy Slows

The Federal Reserve, led by Chairman Jerome Powell, said it will hold interest rates steady in their current range from 2.25% to 2.5%, while waiting for signs that the economy is stabilizing.

What Is a Simple Interest Loan and What Are Its Advantages?

What Is a Simple Interest Loan and What Are Its Advantages?

It's easier and simpler to determine the full cost of a loan when using simple interest instead of compound interest.

What Are the Three Credit Bureaus and Why Do They Matter?

What Are the Three Credit Bureaus and Why Do They Matter?

Knowing who the three major credit bureaus are, and how they work, can make you a stronger financial consumer.

You're Never Too Young to Save for Retirement

You're Never Too Young to Save for Retirement

Robert Powell's got a very doable list of ways to up your retirement savings, even if you think you're too young -- or that it's too late.

Citigroup Shares Get Bump From Jefferies Upgrade

Citigroup Shares Get Bump From Jefferies Upgrade

Jefferies upgrades Citigroup shares to buy from hold and raises stock-price target to $73 on expectations of stronger growth prospects.