Here's how to succeed in your New Year's resolutions

Approach your resolutions strategically if you want to

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Again we resolve to eat better and less, save money, stop smoking and be nicer to our colleagues and loved ones -- or get some colleagues and loved ones.

But while 45% of Americans make New Year's resolutions, only about 8% are successful in long-term change, according to University of Scranton data excerpted on Statistic Brain.

We up our odds of success, though, if we are approach our...

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