Opinion | What’s Scarier Than Student Loans? Welcome To The World Of Subprime Children - The New York Times
Income share agreements sound like a better deal than today’s student loans, but what will they do to society? As American families refresh the wait lists and weigh their aid offers, yet another cohort of children sets foot into our disaster of a national higher education financing system. Student debt in the United States is over $1.5 trillion, with half of it accumulated in the past decade. Income share agreements — in which borrowers pledge a percentage of future income against debt — present the first plausible alternative. That’s what we should be afraid of.