Americans Plan To Save $8,082 in 2023, CouponBirds Survey Shows

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When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, the first steps are admitting that a change in behavior is important and you are ready to take action. With so many trying to overcome financial hardship and get back on their feet, it would make sense that many started off the new year with the resolution to save more money in 2023.

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Surveying 3,500 Americans to find out how much money people plan to save in 2023, CouponBirds found that many people intend to take their finances seriously this year. Saving money was the most popular New Year’s resolution (28%), according to the survey, followed by the perennial goals of exercising more (24%) and quitting smoking (20%).

According to the real-time coupon code website, the average American plans on saving $8,082 in 2023 ($673.50 per month) and, by state, Nebraskans aim to save more than residents of any other state ($16,093.70) while North Dakotans plan on saving the least ($1,565.33).

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How does your new year savings goal compare to the average in your state? And how does your state rank against others in the country? Below are the five states who have set themselves the highest savings goals and the five states with the lowest goals. For full state results, click here.

Five States With the Highest Savings Goals for 2023:

1. Nebraska: $16,093.70.

2. Hawaii: $14,906.25.

3. Connecticut: $13,804.00.

4. Vermont: $12,900.25.

5. Massachusetts: $12,045.73.

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Five States With the Lowest Savings Goals for 2023:

50. North Dakota: $1,565.33.

49. Maine: $2,147.50.

48. Alaska: $2,441.00.

47. Delaware: $3,502.50.

46. South Dakota: $3,771.00.

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David Nadelle is a freelance editor and writer based in Ottawa, Canada. After working in the energy industry for 18 years, he decided to change careers in 2016 and concentrate full-time on all aspects of writing. He recently completed a technical communication diploma and holds previous university degrees in journalism, sociology and criminology. David has covered a wide variety of financial and lifestyle topics for numerous publications and has experience copywriting for the retail industry.
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