Wednesday, January 08, 2014

From Tada:MOST COMMON RESOLUTIONS (PLUS OFF-BEAT ALTERNATIVES)

When it comes to making New Year’s resolutions, most American’s simply… aren’t 
 “I don’t make New Year’s Resolutions” was the most popular answer on a recent survey of 3,736 online shoppers. However, those that are making resolutions tend to be extreme in their goals: 25% of people who want to lose weight want to lose more than 40 pounds, with six respondents willing to pay an astounding $10,000 to make it happen.
The most popular New Year’s Resolutions are all in the health and fitness category, followed by jobs and financial security, then service. To lose weight is the most frequently cited (32%), followed by to eat healthier food (26%), and finally to get fit (22%). The next most popular category relates to jobs and financial security. A combined 20% of men and women would like to save money, followed closely by 19% of those that would like to get out of debt. 
And while most people simply aren’t making resolutions anymore, we found that some enterprising individuals are taking it upon themselves to complete some interesting resolutions this year: “buy my girlfriend a Dodge Ram 1500,” “learn how to roll a joint,” and “re-read the Bible” amongst others.
 
Link to study & infographic here: http://bit.ly/1fb5SRe
 
SOME INTERESTING STATS:
While women are more likely to make specific New Year’s Resolutions (54%), they are also more likely not to make them at all (20%).

New Yorkers are more financially conscious: when compared to other states, saving money and getting out of debt ranked as higher priorities; the top three California resolutions are all health related: lose weight, eat healthier food, and get fit.
25% of people want to lose more than 40 pounds.

6 respondents would pay more than $10K to magically lose weight.

People cited taking advantage of more deals and coupons as the most popular way to save money or get out of debt (55%), compared to shopping less (52%), and eating out less (34%).
 
Other recent infographics from tada.com:

What Inspires People To Purchase:
http://bit.ly/1kkanWA

Gift Happiness Facts & Figures: http://bit.ly/18iz40k
How Do People Really Feel About Family Holiday Time: http://bit.ly/1doXz3y
Weird Thanksgiving Facts & Figures: http://bit.ly/1aqMkny
Do Shoppers Care About Return Policies?: http://bit.ly/1aBH5R9
Black Friday/Cyber Monday Facts & Figures: http://bit.ly/1iPFj09
Coupon Matter: http://bit.ly/1byJI3U

about tada.com: Tada.com offers deals and coupons from more than five thousand retailers. We hate coupons that don't work, so we publish when the coupon was last used, down to the minute.
 

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