If you are one of the many people who make resolutions each January 1st, you might be happy to know that there are numerous apps to help you keep them. Here is a look at some great apps that work with the most popular New Year’s resolutions.


If your goal is to improve your finances, whether that means paying off bills or starting a retirement fund or adding to your savings account, Mint is a great app to help you. This app provides a look at your overall financial health and gives you alerts when you reach a certain balance. It works with iOS and Android as well as having a web-based application that you can use.

The Best Apps for Your New Year’s Resolutions


If you want to get in shape, you can find plenty of applications that will help you with that goal. However, you want to download the ones that work best with your personality. For instance, the 5K Runner app helps people slowly build up to running a 5K over eight weeks.

If you prefer not to set big goals and just want to know how much exercise you’re getting, you can download RunKeeper. It tracks your distance, speed, and calories burned. It also works on Apple and Android.


January 1st is the optimal time to begin a weight loss program. Besides using mobile apps for popular programs such as Weight Watchers, you can find many other apps to help you on your journey. Fooducate works on both iPhones and Android mobile phones to help you learn which foods at the supermarket are the healthiest.

The Best Apps for Your New Year’s Resolutions

For people who love a challenge, DietBet offers money to the winner of a four-week weight loss competition. Everyone contributes money that is placed in a fund for those who lose at least 4 percent of their weight.

Quit Smoking Pro

This app will provide motivation and advice to help you break the habit if that is your 2013 goal. This works for the iPhone, but the QuitNow! App is designed for the Android phone.

No matter what goals you have set for the coming year, you can find an app to help you achieve them.

The Best Apps for Your New Year’s Resolutions

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