Retirement vs College: Retirement WINS

Last Updated Jun 6, 2011 4:49 PM EDT

Whenever I conduct a speaking engagement, someone in the audience asks me about how to save for both retirement and college. Today during a financial planning session in the fire-hot Arizona desert (no humidity, still 100 degrees!), the question popped up again.

I remembered that I had conducted an interview this winter on the exact topic -- the advice is the same, even if the temperature was about 70 degrees colder!

  • Jill Schlesinger On Twitter»

    View all articles by Jill Schlesinger on CBS MoneyWatch »
    Jill Schlesinger, CFP®, is the Emmy-nominated, Business Analyst for CBS News. She covers the economy, markets, investing and anything else with a dollar sign on TV, radio (including her nationally syndicated radio show), the web and her blog, "Jill on Money." Prior to her second career at CBS, Jill spent 14 years as the co-owner and Chief Investment Officer for an independent investment advisory firm. She began her career as a self-employed options trader on the Commodities Exchange of New York, following her graduation from Brown University.




Live Video

Market Data

Watch CBSN Live

Watch CBS News anytime, anywhere with the new 24/7 digital news network. Stream CBSN live or on demand for FREE on your TV, computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Watch Now

Market News

Stock Watchlist

New Android App

For your Android phone and tablet, download the FREE redesigned app, featuring CBSN, live 24/7 news.