They are both correct.Originally Posted by makavelithedon
The sense of "important to me" is that that speaker cares about something.
The sense of "important for me" is that something will be halpful or useful to the speaker.
A college education is important to me. (I care about education and I want to be educated.)
A college education is important for me. (I will be able to use it to get where I want to go.)