How Economic Status Can Affect New Year's Resolutions

Published: Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 12:00pm
Updated: Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 3:02pm
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It’s just a few weeks into the New Year. How are your resolutions going?

If you're having some trouble, you’re not alone. It’s not easy to keep those New Year’s resolutions, and that holds especially true for people who don’t have as many resources to help them achieve their goals.

That’s right — even though it might seem like work to many of us, there’s an element of luxury to keeping up those weight loss or exercise goals, according to Edward Vargas.

Vargas is an assistant professor at ASU’s School of Transborder Studies where he studies poverty and inequality. He joined The Show to talk about how socioeconomic status plays into goal-setting.

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