01/24/2013 02:37 pm ET

Financial Planning Missteps

Slip Up: Putting the kids first

Hear us out on this one. Options abound for paying for college ( is a great first stop, whether you've got a tween or a tot), but there's no such thing as a scholarship for retirement. So you've got to set yourself up before worrying about the children (who probably don't want you moving in with them 30 years from now). Many of us missed that memo.

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