The Real Cost of Keeping New Year's Resolutions

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

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Bloomberg Rankings analyzed what it might cost a 38-year-old male executive in Chicago to keep a number of different New Year's resolutions.

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