Success Stories

We’ve been lucky enough to talk to many of our ReadyForZero users who have been successful in paying off their debt. Below, you can read their stories and learn the lessons they used to complete their financial journeys. Use their stories to inspire you and soon you’ll be making progress toward becoming debt free too.

Reader Perspective Series

An Amazing and Inspiring Story: How One Guy Lived Off $7,000/year, here’s his story

It’s not every day you read a story like this.  I was lurking on Reddit in their /r/personalfinance section and I stumbled on an incredible story. Anyone who has been drowning in debt can relate to this. The embarrassment, depression, hopelessness. Here’s the quick cliff note version of the story: John tells the story of how he lived off $7,000 in…

Meet Lisa: The Working Mom Who Flips Houses to Pay Off Debt


Total Debt Paid Off: $9,154 Accounts paid off: 2 Months using ReadyForZero: 3 “The debt payoff is the biggest thing. That’s going to take many years. The second thing is to start saving for retirement. When you’re young, you just don’t realize how quick life goes; and before you know it you’ve got retirement only 20 years away. So that…