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Kickstart your New Year with mobile apps

Don't be overwhelmed by lofty ambitions in 2016. Use your smartphone to help you keep your New Year's Resolutions! Jason Brown of StayMobile stopped by WBTV News Saturday Morning to share a few tips to kickstart your goals.

Apps mentioned on the show:

1.Spend Money Wisely: Level

Connect your existing banking and credit card apps and the app automatically detects your monthly income and bills to help you create a budget you can actually stick to. The app breaks down exactly how much you can spend each day, week and month while staying on-plan and racks your spending across different categories like food and transportation.

2. Get in shape: Nike+ Training Club

If you want to spice up your gym routines but can't afford a personal trainer, Nike+ Training Club can help fill in the gaps. The app provides dozens of detailed workouts from trainers and athletes who show you exactly what to do in detailed video tutorials. The app helps users set and reach fitness goals by allowing you to customize workouts to fit your needs.

3. Manage your Schedule: Sunrise

Today's calendar apps, like Sunrise, go beyond logging and reminding you of all your appointments by providing extra, useful information that helps you stay on schedule. For example, Sunrise automatically adjusts your appointment times to different time zones when you travel. Sunrise also syncs multiple calendars, making it easier to balance work and personal life.

4. Get More Sleep: SleepCycle

SleepCycle is an app that tracks your REM cycle as you sleep and wakes you up at the time that is optimal for you. The result is you feel more alert better understand your own sleeping patterns. An added benefit of more sleep is it helps achieve other goals, like weight loss and organization.

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