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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.

FedEx, Micron, Lennar Earnings: What Investors Should Watch For

FedEx, Micron, Lennar Earnings: What Investors Should Watch For

Here's what investors should look for FedEx's, Micron's, Lennar's earnings reports, according to Jim Cramer's Action Alerts PLUS' team.

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.

Canopy Has Some Built in Advantages Over Cannabis Competitors

Canopy Has Some Built in Advantages Over Cannabis Competitors

Canopy Growth has the backing on a $35 billion company, a luxury its competitors can't claim.

U.S. Consumer Confidence Surges in May Even as Economy Shows Mixed Signs

U.S. Consumer Confidence Surges in May Even as Economy Shows Mixed Signs

The Conference Board says its monthly gauge of consumers' faith in future economic prospects rises faster than expected in May, at least partly thanks to a U.S. unemployment rate at a half-century low.

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.

The Least Expensive U.S. Cities for Retirees

The Least Expensive U.S. Cities for Retirees

If you need to stretch your retirement funds and Social Security income, these are the cheapest places to retire.

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.

The Best Cities in Europe for Shopping

The Best Cities in Europe for Shopping

Whether you're looking for a Patek Philippe, a Louis Vuitton, locally-made goods, furniture, antiques or vintage fashions, here are some of the best places in Europe to satisfy your inner shopaholic.