As the economy improves, people are beginning to pay more attention to their physical rather than their fiscal health.

A New Year's resolution survey of more than 1,000 U.S. adults by Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America found an increasing focus on fitness this year compared to last year.

Almost half the respondents said they would make health and wellness their top personal priority this year, compared to 30 percent who said financial matters would be Job One in 2015.

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Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.