Lesson #125-Prioritizing for your retirement or for your child’s education?
The topic of saving for our own retirement vs. saving for our child’s education has been on my mind a lot recently. That is because I’ve worked with a lot of couples who have children in college or are approaching college age and feel like they have to choose between funding their own retirement and funding their child’s education.
Today we dive into why doing each one of these things is important and share why if I had to choose between the two that funding my own retirement over my child’s education is the way to go.
I have seen so many couples get twisted up in their thinking and feel like their child’s education fund is the most important thing. Make no mistake, education is very important but so is funding your own retirement.
Other resources mentioned in today’s show
In addition to narrating the entire unabridged version of A Tale of Two Houses I included 10 enhancement bonus chapters that are exclusive to the audiobook version. Each chapter expands on a concept covered in the book, including some old podcasts that I did with my wife, Lisa during our most recent home buying experience. The bonus enhancement chapters include:
The total time of the book is 4 hours and 50 minutes including the bonus enhancements. Like the digital version, I think the audio book will help you during your next home buying purchase or sale in ways that most books on real estate don’t cover.
Currently A Tale of Two Houses audio book can be purchased via the following ways.
In addition to the audiobook release I’m also excited to announce that the digital version of A Tale of Two Houses is now available through Barnes and Noble for those who own a Nook device.
“Failing to plan is the same as planning to fail. You’ll never get where you want to go if you don’t plan your route; that’s true for road trips and retirement!” ~ Chris Hogan
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