BONUS call: Saving for House

If you’re determined to buy your first house, should the priority be saving for retirement or saving for the down payment? That’s what Erin from Salt Lake City was wondering on the latest BONUS call. Do they pull back on their 401(k) contributions or keep maxing out and pay PMI due to a smaller down payment?

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