Top tips for New Year resolutions

Top tips to help you achieve your new year resolutions, whether you're trying to have more control over your finances, learn a new skill or improve your health, we could help you achieve your goals for 2022.

2022 is already a week old, and it’s about time we start setting those new year’s resolutions. Whether it’s boosting our savings or booting a negative habit, we’ve got you covered with five tips that could help you succeed in the year ahead of us.

Money Management

With the start of a new year, tax season is near and now is the perfect time to consider spending budgets and saving goals.

Money Dashboard is a free online personal financial management service that allows you to link all your accounts in one place.

You can overview your joint total balance, manage your bills and subscriptions, track your spending in categories such as: entertainment and eating out; and most importantly you can set yourself budgets for these different categories to curb overspending.

Click here to get started on your financial plans for the year.

Developing a new skill

Want to learn a new skill or take on a new hobby but are stuck for ideas?

Skill Share gives you access to unlimited classes taught by industry leaders and working professionals, from cooking to art to tech, there is an endless supply of classes to take at any time that suits you and when you sign up you can get your first month free!

Find your new skill here.

Learn a new language

Have you always wanted to learn a new language? Do you enjoy traveling to foreign countries (when we can)? Or do you just want to improve your secondary level Spanish and French?

Busuu is a top language learning platform that allows you to create your own learning preferences tailored to you. Learners on the platform also have access to expert teachers available 24/7 for live chats, giving you the freedom to join an online community of learners from the comfort of your own home.

Find out more about Busuu here.

Eating healthier

Getting rid of the Christmas weight is often the most popular New Year’s resolution people set.

If you’re one of these people, then you’re in luck! Healthy dieting has never been easier and more accessible.

You can find an amazing range of free recipes on BBC Food, which also includes recipes from some of your favourite BBC programmes and chefs. It also has a range of affordable meals, useful for those who are on a budget or looking to save a bit.

See what BBC Food has to offer here.

Exercising more

Of course, weight loss is not just about the diet. If you want to start your fitness journey this year but have no idea where to begin, then British fitness coach Joe Wick MBE, widely known as ‘The Body Coach’, will be one to watch!

Joe has a variety of free online at-home-style workouts available to stream on his YouTube channel, in addition to food and workout plans that can be accessed on his mobile app.

Stream the workouts for free here.

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