Turn your passions into plans with your Goals Coach

Whether you’re starting your career, looking for career development, paying off debt or making a difference in the world, a goals coach can help you find the focus, inspiration and tools to achieve what matters most.

In your free individual goals coaching sessions you will:

Explore your goals.

Our coach empowers your true self and uncovers the goals most important to you.

Make an action plan.

Identify realistic, meaningful steps or milestones towards achieving your goals.

Gain connections & support.

Some goals may require more help to achieve. Your coach can connect you to the right people.

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Barry Saeger, M.S.

I want to help bring your goals to life. As your goals coach, I will guide you every step of the way.

Whether you’re figuring out higher education, career building, enrollment and life advice, I’m here to help. My coaching experience focuses on helping individuals explore and define personal, professional and financial goals.

When I’m not helping my clients achieve their goals, you can find me spending time with my wife and three children and coaching youth sports in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.


Goal setting

Creating a budget

Pursuing a passion

Career building

Credit wellness

Buying a home

Retirement planning

Planning for the future

College counseling

Earning your trust is at the heart of what we do.

Money Best Banks award

Ranked top five for student banking

U.S. Bank received the 2023-2024 Money Best Banks for Students award in August 2023.

Ranked #1 mobile app 2

Keynova Group in its 2022 Mobile Banker Scorecard.

World's Most Ethical Companies award

World’s Most Ethical Companies® 3

U.S. Bank has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute.

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  1. Members of the military (requires self disclosure) and clients ages 24 and under and those 65 and over pay no monthly maintenance fee. All others can have it waived by meeting any one of the following criteria: Have combined monthly direct deposits totaling $1,000 or more; or keep a minimum average account balance of $1,500 or more; or presence of an eligible personal U.S. Bank credit card; or qualify for one of the four Smart Rewards® tiers (Primary, Plus, Premium or Pinnacle).

    The average account balance is calculated by adding the balance at the end of each calendar day in the statement period and dividing that sum by the total number of calendar days within the statement period. Other fees may apply.

    Please refer to the Consumer Pricing Information (PDF) disclosure for more details.

  2. Digital financial services benchmarking firm Keynova Group ranked U.S. Bank #1 for mobile banking apps in its Q3 2023 Mobile Banker Scorecard.

  3. U.S. Bank named one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies®” Ethisphere Institute, February 2024 (also 2015–2023); for more information about the ‘World’s Most Ethical Company’ designation and scoring methodology, please visit www.worldsmostethicalcompanies.com.

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U.S. Bank does not guarantee products, services or performance of its affiliates and third-party providers.

Goals coaches do not:

  • Conduct financial planning or provide investment advice.
  • Make recommendations or give advice on matters involving health, including physical, mental, emotional or medical.

U.S. Bank assumes no responsibility for and makes no claims concerning the merit or sufficiency of your goals and does not assume any responsibility or liability for any losses or other outcomes resulting from decisions made by you, actions taken or not taken by you, in connection with U.S. Bank and U.S. Bank Goals Coaching services.

The following U.S. Bank communications, and documents related to your contractual agreements, disclosures, notices, and statements, Internet and mobile banking services may only be available in English. You must be able to read and understand these documents, or have assistance in translating them, in order to understand and use this product or service. English documents available upon request..

Member FDIC.

Deposit products are offered by U.S. Bank National Association. Member FDIC.

The University of St. Thomas does not offer and is not responsible for any financial products or services offered by U.S. Bank or its affiliates.