Managing your priorities

Set a course for your financial future

Your life is complicated, and all your goals are important. With a little planning, you can balance life’s priorities and help protect your future.

What should your priority be? 

Click on the boxes to see what financial professionals say.

Saving for your child’s college

As a parent, it’s natural to put your kids’ needs ahead of your own. However, Financial Advisors generally say that saving for retirement should come first. The reason? You can borrow to pay for college, but you can’t borrow for retirement.

Saving for your retirement

It’s true. You can borrow to pay for college, but you can’t borrow for your retirement. So financial professionals may ask you to max out your retirement savings accounts before putting money away for college.

Find the Money to Invest

See how small changes in your spending habits can free up money for bigger goals.