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7 Fun and Intriguing Facts about New Year’s Day!

A PRIME Insurance Special

New Year’s Day Trivia

  • Close to half of US citizens personalize a New Year’s resolution of change for themselves. .
  • The most popular New Year’s resolution include the following: losing weight, eating healthier, e exercising more, becoming more patient, budgeting better,becoming more organized, securing a desirable job and working on improving social skills.

  • People in Columbia, Cuba and Puerto Rico share an interesting New Year tradition: family members first stuff a big doll, called Mr. Old Year with things that remind them of the past year; then when the clock strikes 12, heralding in the New Year, the doll is burned to say goodbye to bad events.
  • The custom of some to eat black-eyed peas and cabbage is seen as a god omen of success for the coming year


  • The Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashana, is commemorated in September according to the Bible’s world creation date.

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Season’s Greetings! PRIME Insurance wishes all Americans a year of health, happiness and good; a year in which peace reigns across the globe!

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Summary: Bet you don't know at least some of these fun facts brought by PRIME Insurance about the New Year!


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