It's hard to tell without knowing your current financial situation, ie. how much are you making, how much do you already have in savings, how soon would you like to retire, etc.
The general recommendation would be to build up an emergency fund first. Most people are recommended to have 3 to 6 months worth of living expenses in a saving account. This way, should anything happen, you will have enough cushion to keep you out of debt and financial stress.
Then, if you have a retirement plan like a 401k with your employer, be sure to maximize any matching contribution. It's like 100% return on your "investment" or contributions, which is very hard to get elsewhere. Beyond that, generally it is recommended to save and invest 10 to 15% of your income. However, this percentage can vary depending on your particular situation and financial goals.
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