Press Release: App Launch Blends Video Game Style Action with Personal Debt Reduction


Phoenix, AZ – January 3rd, 2014My Mountain of Debt is an innovative iOS app that helps consumers view and reduce their personal financial debts. Its goal is to make paying off debt visual and fun so users will be more likely to stick to their debt reduction efforts.

It was created by Fun with Data LLC because they saw that the need for such a service is considerable, with 2012 data reporting average household credit card debt of $15,328, and an average student loan balance of $34,703.

My Mountain of Debt application is setup like a video game where users progress through the animated story as debt payments are made over time. Each payment results in an animated figure smashing bricks of “debt,” thus reducing the size of the mountain which represents the total debt value.

An animated bar graph showcases users’ personal debt amounts and the app can track multiple debt categories to allow users to get a full picture of their situation. Intuitive and easy to use, the app offers a large keyboard for simple data entry.

Key features include:
* Creates a fun new visually rewarding way of paying off debt
* Tells a story that unfolds as you make payments
* Provides instant feedback as you watch your mountain of debt diminish brick by brick
* Illustrates through an animated bar graph your personal debt amounts lowering with each payment
* Monitors how you, the main character, progress through the game with each payment
* Tracks multiple debt categories
* Allows for user friendly data entry

“The idea for the My Mountain of Debt application came from my own experiences dealing with the weight of personal debt,” said Chris Brew, founder and CEO of Fun with Data, LLC. “People who are trying to pay down their debts need encouragement to keep going. Unfortunately, many consumers are so deep into debt that they take on a fatalistic view and just assume they can’t get out, even with regular payments. Our application helps them to stay positive by showing them their progress in a visual format.” states “It might seem strange to think of paying down debt as a game, but My Mountain of Debt pulls it off and does so very well.”

Company Info

Located in Phoenix, Arizona, Fun with Data, LLC was founded in 2013. My Mountain of Debt was created by Chris Brew, an entrepreneur, who overcame his own personal financial situation and wanted to help others get out of debt. Video games are visually fun and entertaining, our mission is to bring this concept to the world of personal finance.
Media Contact
Chris Brew
Fun with Data, LLC
3836 E. Acoma Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85032




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