PowerPay has proven effective as an online financial tool for personalized debt reduction since it was introduced in 1992. Results of the online program show positive outcomes for users such as reduced debt load and better spending habits. To increase the reach of this program, the free PowerPay mobile app was launched in 2014. This allows for immediate access to payment calendars, projected money saved, and building an emergency fund. The new app has been very well received, with over 2,400 downloads across 45 countries, and adds another debt management instrument for Extension personnel to share with their clientele.
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Memmott, M. P., Miner, F., & MacArthur, S. (2015). Extending the Reach of PowerPay Debt Elimination: A New Mobile Application. The Journal of Extension, 53(5), Article 7. https://doi.org/10.34068/joe.53.05.07