It's that time of year! Time to make those dreaded New Years resolutions.

Another year has come and gone. Lots of people are taking this time to look back on the year that was and make some plans for the new one approaching.

And if you are like most people, you are making some resolutions for 2018 and are hoping to keep them going all year long.

Here are some of the most popular choices for New Year's resolutions and some helpful hints to make them stick.

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    Exercise More

    We've all seen the gym fill up in January and usually clear back out by March. Exercising, losing weight and generally getting healthy are all very popular choices for New Years resolutions. But if you do make exercise a resolution this year and want to make it stick...these tips can help!

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    Travel More

    Getting out and seeing the world is always a popular New Years resolution. Using the vacation time to actually get away can be tough, but try taking short trips on weekends and building up to those bigger trips to far away places you've always wanted to see!

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    Eat Healthier

    Hand in hand with exercising more is eating healthier in the New Year. For many just watching what we eat or being conscience of portion size can make a huge difference in weight loss. So if you are trying to eat healthier, try better dinners. Those calories are the hardest to burn off since the meal is so late in the day, so starting there can give you faster results and keep you motivated all year long!

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    Quit Smoking

    This can be a very tough resolution to keep, but will definitely be beneficial to not only yourself, but those around you as well. Quitting smoking is definitely a top resolution year after year, so if it's yours this year here are some tips to quit.

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    Save Money

    We'd all love to have more money in the bank, so if you have resolved to save up in 2018 there are tons of different ways to do it. From cutting back on things like eating out and buying new clothes to simply setting aside your loose change all year, here are 54 different ways to save up in the New Year.

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    Learn Something New

    A New Year can be a great time to pick up a new skill. From a new hobby you want to start to speaking a new language, there are plenty of things you can pick up in year. So if you are resolving to learn something new, maybe start with a class in something that interests you.

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    Spend More Time With Family

    Life can get busy and this time of year you may start thinking that you should make more time for the family. If you are resolving to have family time on a regular basis a great place to start is a simple family night. Try to figure out a day of the week when everyone makes it a point to be home for dinner together and maybe a few board games. Or plan a weekend adventure at least once a month to get everyone together for family fun!

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