Getting your personal finances under control – No. 1

Getting your personal finances under control – No. 1

Pay Yourself First
Getting your Finances Under Control
 No.1 Pay Yourself First

Set aside part of every dollar you earn. Ideally you should look to save 10% of everything you earn. This money is not being saved to buy a new car, have a holiday, or even buy a house. It is being put away for the long term and will be used to provide an income when we are no longer able to work.

For some, making additional contributions to superannuation may be an ideal way of saving the extra 10%. If you can’t afford to save 10%, then start by saving some small part of your income and gradually increase it. Ideally we should be aiming to live off 90% or less of our income. This may take a little time to achieve

About Reuben Zelwer


Reuben Zelwer established Adapt Wealth Management in 2011 to help time poor clients achieve financial freedom. For over 15 years, Reuben has helped professionals, executives, business owner and those approaching retirement make the most of their circumstances by making good financial decisions. Reuben’s professional practice is complemented by substantial voluntary work, which has included setting up financial literacy and savings programs in the local community.