The Wild, Wild West of Tuition Assistance
- April 21, 2016
- Posted by: Kerry Schneider
- Category: Back a Boiler, Income Share Agreements (ISAs)
From: U.S. News & World Report
By: Lauren Camera
Rarely do businesses and investors want the federal government to regulate burgeoning markets – especially when there’s money to be made – but that’s exactly what those backing a new type of tuition assistance are hoping will happen.
Income share agreements, in which a company or organization pays for a student’s tuition in exchange for a percentage future earnings, are the new frontier of higher education financing, and backers are looking for guidance from the government as the market begins taking off.