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Adjective: provident  pró-vi-dunt
  1. Careful in regard to your own interests
    "wild squirrels are provident"
  2. Providing carefully for the future
    "wild squirrels are provident"; "a provident father plans for his children's education"

See also: careful, farseeing, farsighted, forehanded, foresighted, foresightful, forethoughtful, long, long-sighted [Brit], presbyopic, prospicient, prudent, thrifty

Antonym: improvident

Encyclopedia: Provident