New year resolutionsWe all start the year with the best intentions, but as we approach the end of January perhaps you’ve found yourself faltering with your resolutions.

Merely a few weeks ago, we all had grand plans to finally lose that weight, save money, and quit smoking, but the reality is change is hard and life often gets in the way.

Here are 3 apps that actually can help you keep your new year resolutions – check them out!

 1. Lose it! 

If your goal was to lose weight, this app is for you. Available on both Android and iOS this free app provides you with a plan to get in shape. The app is only as good as what data you put in, but if you can handle recording everything you eat and all activity, the app will coach you through your own personal weight loss plan. It even celebrates victories and motivates you to keep at it.

2. Quit Smoking: Cessation Nation

This free app, not only helps you quit smoking, but through an add-on called ‘AchieveMint’ you can earn points that you can turn into cash. Once you download the app, it’ll ask you to set a quit date – what a good start! Cessation Nation tracks your progress, such as health improvements and how much money you’ve saved by not buying cigarettes. Should you find yourself with bad cravings, there are 4 different games to play to distract yourself until the craving passes. Available on Android and iOS.

3. Mint

Need help managing your savings goals and establishing a budget? This free app is for you. Connect your bank accounts to the app and set savings goals. Not only will it let you know which categories most of your budget is going to, it will also let you know how much to put away each month to meet your goals. Available on all Android, iOS and Windows phones.

Keep up the good work! And put the technology available to you to work.

We keep you safe and we keep it simple.

avatarWritten by Kirsten Dunlaevy (193 Posts)

Kirsten Dunlaevy is a blogger for BullGuard. With a background in advertising and branding she is extremely familiar with the ups and downs of social media and the world of communication. Kirsten is here to educate you on how to navigate all things digital, in a safe and responsible manner. Her other passions are decidedly un-digital, she loves being out on the water and cooking.


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