The Positive Financial Effects of New Year’s Resolutions

We’re heading toward the time of year when thoughts turn to New Year’s resolutions. Maybe you’re making some specific financial resolutions: To get out of debt, save for a home, increase your retirement savings, or cut your grocery spending. Those are great ideas, but even if your resolutions aren’t specifically financial, your hard work to improve other areas of your life can have some financial benefits you might not expect. Here are some popular resolutions and their financial benefits.

To lose weight/get in shape: In addition to the pounds you’ll lose, you’ll also notice a smaller grocery bill because you’re not eating as much and you’re sta


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3 Responses to The Positive Financial Effects of New Year’s Resolutions

  1. Any one of these fine suggestions will save you money and make you a better person. Jennifer, you are cool!

    John DeFlumeri Jr

  2. Hilary says:

    Eat all my leftovers. I throw out so much good food… it’s so wasteful. That’s my biggest resolution for next year. It will definitely save some money!

  3. Isabelle says:

    The resolutions that have worked best to me are those small changes that fitted into my life. I have been able to make big changes by starting small, then when that change has become comfortable I add another – pushing the changes gradually.

    When I’ve made a big resolution – or too many resolutions – it is much harder to keep them!

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