People are more likely to accept ‘lack of money’ than ‘lack of time’ as credible excuse for breaking New Year’s resolutions. People were more likely to be seen as having good self-control if they claimed they did not have money for a gym membership instead of not having the time to go to the gym.

People are more likely to accept ‘lack of money’ than ‘lack of time’ as credible excuse for breaking New Year’s resolutions. People were more likely to be seen as having good self-control if they claimed they did not have money for a gym membership instead of not having the time to go to the gym.