What's a word for someone who always thinks about the consequences before making a decision?

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    Uhm, a wise person? Like me? ;) – NVZ Apr 25 '16 at 8:25
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    I'm no native english speaker, but the first term that comes to mind is 'calculated'. – Tim Couwelier Apr 25 '16 at 12:54
  • Pragmatic: relating to matters of fact or practical affairs often to the exclusion of intellectual or artistic matters :  practical as opposed to idealistic, perhaps? – BruceWayne Apr 26 '16 at 4:39

Prudent seems quite close to me.

Oxford Dictionary

Acting with or showing care and thought for the future


reflective in the sense of: characterized by quiet thought or contemplation

There are a number of synonyms at the link.

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