Happy New Year!

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When you think of the start of a new year, you immediately think of new beginnings.

You may even start to worry about your New Year's resolutions. People love making a goal to stick to at the beginning of the year. However many people do not stick to them at all.

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WalletHub.com reports that:

Keeping New Year's resolutions is always tough, but more than 4 in 10 people think they will be even harder to stick to in 2023 than in 2022, according to a recent WalletHub survey. One part of successfully keeping your resolutions is to pick a good one, and 1 in 3 Americans plan to make finance-themed resolutions this year.


So, WalletHub decided to figure out what cities are the best and worst at keeping their promises to themselves.

WalletHub considered some of the popular (and most commonly broken) resolutions to rank more than 180 U.S. cities based on their conduciveness to self-improvement.

What are the best cities that keep their New Year Resolutions?

  1. Seattle, Washington
  2. San Francisco, California
  3. Scottsdale, Arizona
  4. Salt Lake City, Utah
  5. Overland Park, Kansas
  6. Irvine, California
  7. Fremont, California
  8. San Diego, California
  9. Austin, Texas
  10. Orlando, Florida

If you were wondering if Grand Rapids made the list, you 're in luck.

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The city of Grand Rapids is mid at keeping our New Year's resolutions since we are sitting at number 51.

However, that is not why we are here.

What are the top 10 worst cities at keeping their New Year's resolutions?

  1. Newark, New Jersey
  2. Shreveport, Louisana
  3. Gulfport, Missouri
  4. Augusta, Georgia
  5. Huntington, West Virginia
  6. Dover, Delaware
  7. Fayetteville, North Carolina
  8. San Bernardino, California
  9. Detroit, Michigan
  10. Jackson, Missouri

According to WalletHub, Detroit is among the worst cities at keeping their New Year resolutions.

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