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What’s New at ReadyForZero

We’ve been listening to your feedback and today we’re announcing the release of some exciting new features. But before we get into the details, we’d like to tell you about what we’ve learned since our launch and where we’re headed from here.

New Feature: Share Your Progress

There’s nothing like the power of Mom (or Dad, or best friend) to help motivate you and keep you on-track financially. That’s why, this month, we’re launching the Share Progress feature. It allows you to set up a monthly e-mail report on your progress that will be sent to a trusted friend or loved one. When times are good and…

How Americans get out of credit card debt.

When we decided to build a company to help people with debt, we didn’t quite understand the entire spectrum of available options or magnitude of the problem at hand. Even though we had struggled with the problem ourselves, had first-hand experience helping friends and family, and had heard about things like Debt Management Programs (DMPs), credit counseling and debt consolidation;…

Why We Started A Company to Help People Pay Off Credit Card Debt

Guess which MLB team has the highest debt? Hint: it's not the Giants.

Note: This was cross posted on the 500 Startups Blog. Special thank you to Christine Tsai for reviewing this post. We’re technical guys. We left infrastructure startups and big search companies to accept an invitation to join Y Combinator in the spring of 2010. We were a technical team that thought we’d take on a technical problem. Less than 6…

America is ready to be debt free

You probably already know that keeping a balance on your cards can hurt your credit score, it can cost you thousands of dollars in interest, and it can stress you out. Maybe you’ve reached the point where you feel like your debt is attacking you and you want that debt dead. But did you know that more and more Americans…