Investing Advice: What Kevin O'Leary Would Tell His 40-Year-Old Self

Investing Advice: What Kevin O'Leary Would Tell His 40-Year-Old Self

Kevin O'Leary, chairman of O'Shares ETFs and star of ABC's 'Shark Tank' gets personal in TheStreet's new series, 'Wall Street Stories.'

What Is a Bad Credit Score and How Can You Improve It?

What Is a Bad Credit Score and How Can You Improve It?

Credit scores are important, but just how much can a bad credit score impact your life -- and how can you improve it?

How to Get a Credit Card For The First Time in 7 Steps

How to Get a Credit Card For The First Time in 7 Steps

Getting a credit card is easy if you plan ahead, stay diligent, and focus on a card that meets your unique needs.

What Is a Balance Transfer and How Does It Work?

What Is a Balance Transfer and How Does It Work?

A balance transfer can be used to help pay off credit card debts. How does it work and is it the right move for you?

Jim Cramer: The Three Ways to Become Financially Independent

Jim Cramer: The Three Ways to Become Financially Independent

How can anyone become more financially independent? Here's what everyone needs to know.

As Economy Creeps Into Old Age, Amazon's Bank Bets on Buyers With Bad Credit

As Economy Creeps Into Old Age, Amazon's Bank Bets on Buyers With Bad Credit

Synchrony, the bank spun off from General Electric in 2014, has posted impressive asset growth and profitability in recent years. But some investors are leery of the stock because of the potential for steep losses if the U.S. economy takes a turn for the worse.

How to Start Building Credit at 18

How to Start Building Credit at 18

Getting access to credit at age 18 can launch a young financial consumer into a lifetime of good financial habits - and good financial rewards.

What Is Predatory Lending?

What Is Predatory Lending?

Predatory lending is both costly and pervasive - here's how to avoid it.

What Is a Jumbo Loan?

What Is a Jumbo Loan?

Jumbo loans are worth more money and thus are harder to obtain. Here's the skinny on jumbos, with tips on how to land one.

How to Buy a House With Bad Credit

How to Buy a House With Bad Credit

Buying a house with bad credit may sound challenging but is easier than you think. Follow these helpful tips on how to buy a house with bad credit today.