Why SoftBank Bought Fortress Investment Group

Last Christmas Randy Nardone and Wes Edens were probably pleased with the gift left under their company’s Christmas tree – 3.3 billion Dollars. It was full payment for all outstanding shares of their, publicly traded company. Their company is Fortress Investment Group, a New York City-based investment firm which the two executives help to found […]

GreenSky Credit Is Changing How People Finance Home Improvements

Getting approved for a home improvement project or renovation used to be a hassle. Approvals took a significant amount of time, and only people with a strong credit background would get approved. Homeowners would usually have to apply directly through a bank and fill out massive amounts of paperwork just for the project to be […]