8 Best Apps for Achieving Your New Year's Resolutions

Auld Lang Syne has been sung, the champagne bottle is empty, and the confetti has been swept up off of the floor. The new year is officially here and it's time to look ahead to what you want out of 2017. With your smartphone always nearby, why not turn to technology to help you achieve your new goals. Today we are sharing 10 of the best apps for achieving your new year's resolutions.

Find A New Career

Find a job you love and get hired using Glassdoor job search. Access the latest job listings from companies hiring right now, and get an inside look at company reviews, salaries, benefits, and office photos shared by those who know the company best – the employees. Tap into the world’s most comprehensive career community to search job openings, discover your earning potential and see what it’s really like to work at thousands of companies worldwide.


Build Your Savings

Goodbudget (formerly EEBA, the Easy Envelope Budget Aid) is a personal finance app for budget planning and money management. Share a budget with sync across multiple phones (and the web!) Goodbudget is perfect for sharing a budget with a spouse, family member, or friend. Sync across multiple devices including iPhones, other smartphones, and the web.

Goodbudget is based on the envelope budgeting method. But with no physical envelopes...only virtual envelopes!

Get In Shape

Nike+ Training Club is your ultimate personal trainer. Get expert guidance, workouts you can do anywhere and the motivation you need to get fit. Including free workouts and personalized training plans, all guided by Nike Master Trainers, the easy-to-follow videos take you through every drill. When you’ve completed a workout, share your progress with friends and the Nike+ community.

Lose Weight

Lose weight with MyFitnessPal, the fastest and easiest-to-use calorie counter. With the largest food database by far (over 5,000,000 foods) and amazingly fast and easy food and exercise entry, this app will help you take those extra pounds off! And it's FREE! There is no better diet app - period.

Take A Trip

Skyscanner all in one travel app. Easily search flights, hotels and cars all in one place.

Travel smarter with Skyscanner’s slick new all-in-one travel app. Instantly search, compare and book cheap flights, hotels and car rentals anytime, anywhere for your next trip. Independent and unbiased and completely free, this app will simply find you the best deals out there in seconds. The award-winning, easy to use app brought to you by the world’s travel search engine. Available in over 30 languages

Meditate More

Headspace is meditation made simple. Guided meditations suitable for all levels from Headspace. Meditation can help improve your focus, exercise mindful awareness, relieve anxiety and reduce stress. People have been meditating for thousands of years. But while the practice is not new, science is just starting to fully understand its benefits. Recent studies show meditation and mindfulness can help you stress less, love more and even sleep better.

Learn A New Language

Duolingo is Apple's iPhone App of the Year! Learn Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Irish, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, and English. Totally fun. Totally free.

There is a small amount of gamification within the app, so it will feel almost as if you’re playing a game and striving to reach the next level.  The most recent update includes Duolingo Club. Team up to learn a language with your friends. It's like having gym buddies, but for your brain!

Increase Your Reading

Gain access to the best books, audiobooks, news, magazines, documents, sheet music, and more for less than the cost of a paperback? Scribd, the reading subscription named “one of the best book apps on the market,” makes it easy for you to dive deep into any topic, stay in the know, explore something new, or escape into a good story.

Explore Trending Topics, get personalized recommendations, or check out collections hand-picked by business leaders, tastemakers, and the Scribed editors.

Membership includes unlimited access to news and magazine articles and full issues, select books and audiobooks, documents, and more. Plus you'll receive 3 books + 1 audiobook each month from the full Scribd library.