Wealth, like a tree, grows from a tiny seed. The first copper you save is the seed from which your tree of wealth shall grow. The sooner you plant that seed the sooner shall the tree grow. And the more faithfully you nourish and water that tree with consistent savings, the sooner may you bask in contentment beneath its shade.” Arkad from “The Richest Man In Babylon”
The best piece of advice I can give anyone who is serious about building wealth is this: You need to read The Richest Man in Babylon. Of all the books on financial planning and personal wealth I have read in my life, The Richest Man In Babylon is by far the best. I just finished re-reading this book for the third time. And here is the kicker: It was first written in 1926!