Bloomberg: Safeguards Sought for Income-Share Substitute for Student Loans

ISAs need regulations to protect students from bad actors, promote transparency and disclosure, and to ensure that schools have appropriate roles. edly President Charles Trafton and Education Finance...

BBC Business Daily podcast: Climbing the student debt mountain

"ISAs free up the human potential of students in a way that debt cannot. Especially for those students marginalized by the current financial system" - edly co-founder Chuck Trafton weighs in the ISA...

Freakonomics: The $1.5 Trillion Question: How to Fix Student-Loan Debt? (Ep. 377)

"I think the easiest way to think about edly is, it’s like the NASDAQ, although you’re not investing in companies or corporations, you’re investing in human potential."     - Kristine Bredemeier,...

Wall Street Wants in on Income-Share Agreements

More schools these days are considering income-share agreements, an alternative to traditional college loans that essentially let people bet on the future earning power of students. One challenge,...

Income-share agreements are a novel way to pay tuition fees

To pay for his professional flight degree at Purdue University in Indiana, Andrew Hoyler had two choices. He could rely on loans and scholarships. Or he could cover some of the cost with an...

Investors are paying college students' tuition — but they want a share of future income in return

Melissa Gillbanks is no fan of student loans, so when she was looking for a way to pay for her senior year at Purdue University, she was happy to sign away a portion of her future income in exchange...

Investing in the Pain of Student Debt Is a Tough but Tempting Play

  New York Times Kate Kelly February 9, 2017