In an effort to achieve the “American Dream,” college students are amassing student loan debt at an alarming rate. So, the student loan business is booming. And, the Fed’s Zero Interest Rate Policy (ZIRP) has brought life to the student loan asset backed securities (SLABS) market.
Since new legislation in 2010, the government has been lending directly to students. The government now oversees about 90% of all more »
CEO Mark Volchek started 2012 by saying it would be an “investment year” for Higher One Holdings (NYSE: ONE). The company followed by borrowing $50 million for the construction of a new headquarters and an additional $30 million for the purchase of CampusLabs, a data analytics company specializing in student demographics.
CampusLabs provides roughly $8 million in revenue annually, a small amount compared to the $150 million earned each year more »
There's nothing quite like value, especially when it comes in lender form. I like significant profit margins and I want something that pays. Naturally, I want to get all the value I can for the price. If you've got a similar mindset, I'd encourage you to follow along while I take a look at a few potential goodies. Just be careful -- knowing a company's name and more »