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As January kicks off, close to half of Americans will make resolutions on the perennial quest for self-improvement. Predictably, losing weight continues to be the top goal for 2015. Money-related resolutions, however, rank among the favorites.
When your best intentions go south, new research suggests that it wasn't the devil that made you do it. It was your brain.