Welcome to our video on why your savings rate is the key to financial independence and early retirement. The FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) movement has gained popularity in recent years, and the key to achieving this goal is through a high savings rate. Your savings rate is the percentage of your income that you save and invest. It's one of the most important factors in achieving financial independence and retiring early. The higher your savings rate, the faster you'll be able to reach your financial goals.