Because You're Worth It

Apr 10, 2014

Income share agreements—contracts that allow investors to give individuals money upfront in exchange for a percentage of their future earnings—are quietly gaining a following among critics of the nation's staggering student-debt problem. Miguel Palacios, a finance professor at the Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management and co-founder of Lumni, says a proposed bill in Congress will help to resolve any uncertainty that students and potential investors have about Income-Sharing Agreements.