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Here’s how long it takes to save up for a home on a normal person’s salary in 10 big US cities

By Alicia Adamczyk

Finally, as Andrew Westlin, a certified financial planner at Betterment, tells CNBC Make It, you may have to reassess your priorities to put saving for a house first. There’s only so much money to go around.

“I don’t like to tell people to put off retirement because the more you save and the earlier you can save, the better off you are,” Westlin says. “But when you’re faced with a goal like retirement … versus near-term goals like wanting to buy a home and paying off debt, sometimes you have to make tough choices and determine what’s a higher priority to you.”

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This article originally published April 16th, 2019 on CNBC

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