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The Rules of Wealth, 3rd Edition by Richard Templar

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RULE 63

Pay attention to detail

This is my biggest failing I’m afraid. My solution is easy. I employ someone to manage my life who takes care of the detail -– someone who is very, very good at the detail. Yes, it’s an expensive way to do it. Better to train yourself right from the word go to pay attention to the detail yourself and save the expense.

TRAIN YOURSELF RIGHTFROM THE WORD GOTO PAY ATTENTION TO THEDETAIL YOURSELF

Detail is not keeping a note of every tiny purchase you make and looking at minute economies – we’ve already discovered (see Rule 35) going without that cappuccino isn’t going to make you rich beyond your wildest dreams. Detail is:

  • checking the small print
  • checking the interest rates
  • checking charges and fees
  • checking ...

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