Kiplinger shares , listing them as follows:
1. Save for a rainy day.
2. Be prepared for an emergency.
3. Invest for retirement.
This is a good enough list, thought I prefer my How to Get Rich in Three Easy Steps. For those of you who don't want to click through to read it, my steps are:
2. Invest your savings regularly in good, solid investments.
3. Do this for a long time, letting the power of time and compounding work for you.
Anything to add?