If you are looking to start on the right track, start saving to build an emergency fund. This should be one of the first steps you take on your roadmap to wealth.
Having a budget is another part of the journey. It is always best to know where you are in order to know where you are going.
Debt is quite crippling. It can detour us on our journey to wealth easier than anything else.
Saving needs to be a part of your roadmap to wealth. With these savings, you can go ahead and invest them.
Once you hit financial independence you can do whatever you want. Keep in mind the financial habits you have built, but you have the ability to work anywhere.