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The Real Cost of Keeping New Year's Resolutions

By Yvette Romero and MaryAnn Busso - 2011-12-22T19:20:53Z

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I Will Quit Smoking

While quitting smoking was the third-most-popular resolution a decade ago, it doesn't even make FC Organizational Products's Top 10 list for 2012. Still, if you smoke, there are myriad ways to help shorten your habit and lengthen your life.

$330: Hypnotherapy, two one-hour sessions, plus two CDs of the sessions to listen to before bedtime -- Marc St. Camille, hypnotherapist, Power Hypnosis Chicago
$68: Nicorette Gum, 4 mg --
$156: NicoDerm Patches, steps 1-3 --
$19: Dr. John's Sugar Free Assorted Fruit Lollipops, bag of 115 --
$125: Smokenders 7-week at-home quit smoking program -- Smokenders

Tally: $698