2023 New Year’s Resolutions

Health and financial goals dominate New Year’s resolutions in 2023. 

WHY IT MATTERS- Making resolutions signifies people’s desire to take a step toward positive change. More than one-third of Americans (37%) say they have set a goal or resolution that they want to fulfill in 2023. 

THE QUESTION- The poll of 1,000 U.S. adult citizens found that about one in five Americans say they have resolved to do each of the following in the new year: 

  • 20 percent – Improve their physical health 
  • 20 percent – Save more money 
  • 19 percent – Exercise more   
  • 18 percent – Eat healthier 
  • 17 percent -Be happy 
  • 17 percent – Lose weight  

TOP PRIORITY- In 2023, women are more likely than men to say that they resolve to: 

  • Eat healthier – 23 percent vs. 13 percent 
  • Lose weight – 21 percent vs. 12 percent 
  • Travel – 14 percent vs. 7 percent 

BOTTOM LINE- Many Americans, especially women, are choosing to prioritize their health and wellness in 2023. Eighty-seven percent of people who have  set a goal say they are very or somewhat likely to stick to it throughout the new year. . 

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