More worried about our waistline than our pocket

Sarah Coles
group of sticky yellow adhesive note papers with a list of new year's resolutions on the bulletin board
group of sticky yellow adhesive note papers with a list of new year's resolutions on the bulletin board

When it comes to making plans for the New Year, it seems we're obsessed with appearances. Some 39% of us will try to lose a bit of weight in the New Year, as we try to rid ourselves of the pounds we're putting on during the festive season. That means around 20 million people waking up to grapefruit and sour faces on New Year's Day.

Meanwhile, on a deeper level, things are getting uglier - because our finances are being neglected.
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