Strategy

A CEO who paid off $100,000 in his own student loans used to think they were predatory — but after 6 years of helping people pay theirs, he’s changed his mind

Student Loan Hero, a personal-finance site, was acquired last week by LendingTree for $US60 million. In the years since launching his business, Student Loan Hero CEO Andy Josuweit has changed his view of the student-loan industry and realised that not everyone can pay off their loans at the same pace. […]
A CEO who paid off $100,000 in his own student loans used to think they were predatory — but after 6 years of helping people pay theirs, he’s changed his mind
Strategy

An entrepreneur won $40,000 to build his startup, but abandoned the idea after a matter of weeks — 6 years later, the company he built instead sold for $60 million

Student Loan Hero, a personal finance site, was acquired for $US60 million this week. That milestone never would have happened if CEO Andy Josuweit stuck with his original idea for a company. Josuweit says learning from failure is key to finding success as an entrepreneur. Part of being a successful […]
An entrepreneur won $40,000 to build his startup, but abandoned the idea after a matter of weeks — 6 years later, the company he built instead sold for $60 million
Lifestyle

The US cities with the most million-dollar homes

Million-dollar homes are most likely to be found on the East or West coasts of the US, according to a report by online loan marketplace LendingTree. In November 2019, LendingTree ranked the 50 largest metro areas in the US by the percentage of owner-occupied homes valued at $US1 million or […]
The US cities with the most million-dollar homes