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How Much Student Loan Forgiveness Would Senator Rubio Qualify for Under New IBR Repayment Plan?

Published:  December 6, 2012

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) just announced that he paid off his student loans early with the proceeds from a book deal. Paying down debt ahead of schedule is generally a prudent financial move. But if the Obama administration’s new Income-Based Repayment (IBR) plan had been in place when Senator Rubio graduated from law school, his decision to pay down debt early would have been a sucker bet. Why pay early when your unpaid loans will be forgiven?

Read the full post on Ed Money Watch.

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