A Guide to Income-Share Agreements, Which Some See as a Better Way to Finance College

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Legislation introduced last year by U.S. Sen. Marco A. Rubio (pictured) and Rep. Tom Petri (who has since retired) sought to respond to concern about the lack of legal clarity around income-share agreements.
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