Welcome to my journey to retire early!

Hello, I'm Jack and welcome to my blog. I want to start by saying I am not a financial advisor and any advice/content I post on this blog will be from my own personal experience. Do not take my words as gospel, but I will share anything I think can be of use to people who have similar goals.   Here I hope to share my journey to achieve FIRE (Financial independence, retire early) for anybody that isn't aware of the fire movement. In the most basic essence, it's maximising your savings rate from your income and getting your savings to a figure where you can live off your investments, retire early or at the very least not work very much and, if you are still working, it's on your own terms.  At almost 30 years old, I really want to buckle down and increase my savings, which at the moment is around 50% of my household income. I have focused the last year or so on getting to a 6 month emergency fund. An emergency fund is how much cash you need to cover yourself for bills/e