PAY IT FORWARD: The Student Finance & Income Share Agreement (ISA) Blog

How Students, Educators, Employers *and* Investors Win Together with ISAs

ISA Investment 101: What Are Income Share Agreements?

ISA Investment 101: What Are Income Share Agreements?

What are income share agreements (ISAs), and how are they different from student loans? In simple terms, an income share agreement is an obligation, but not a loan, where the investor receives a fraction of income from a student during the payment term. The investment...

ISA Investment 101: Resource for ISA Investors

ISA Investment 101: Resource for ISA Investors

Since Purdue University established its income share agreement (ISA) program in 2016, ISAs are becoming more prominent in higher education. The opening up of this market creates a new asset class opportunity for investors. It also provides a space for impact motivated...

Student Loans and Their Impact on Career Choices

Student Loans and Their Impact on Career Choices

In an era of skyrocketing tuition costs and repeatedly slashed public education budgets, increasing numbers of American students have resorted to taking out loans in order to fund their education. Doing so saddles the student with a heavy burden of debt; the total...