Happy new year! For millions of people, today is the beginning of a personal journey to better themselves for the coming year. Many people aim to achieve fitness or weight loss goals every year. Currently, the most searched solution on Google in America is weight loss, followed by “healthy eating” and “exercise.”
The Minnesotans have other goals. The top New Year’s resolutions here in the Land of 10,000 Lakes have nothing to do with health.
Why do people make New Year’s resolutions?
Whether it’s to become healthier, learn something new, or spend more time with friends and family, resolutions are a way of putting our intentions into words.
Just writing down your goals isn’t enough. Be sure to outline the steps to achieve it. The act of setting goals provides motivation, and specific steps serve as a roadmap to success.
About 40% of Americans set New Year’s resolutions, but only 9% achieve their goals, according to Drive Research.
Most Searched New Year’s Resolutions
USA Credit Unions researched Google Trends to determine which resolutions are most popular in each state.
The most searched solution on Google in the US is weight loss (#1 in 13 out of 50 states).
Healthy eating was the most searched goal in six states, and exercise took the top spot in four states.
Most Searched New Year’s Resolutions in Minnesota
In Minnesota, the most searched aspiration for 2024 was “get rich.” I love the ambitious spirit behind this goal. Who wouldn’t want financial security and the opportunity to enjoy a more comfortable and fulfilling life?
To get started, experts say you need to get out of debt and start saving more. You may need to change jobs to increase your income. Check out the highest paying jobs in the states below.
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