UN Security Council urges continuous dialogue, transparency in DR Congo

The United Nations Security Council has called for continuous dialogue and transparency with all political stakeholders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), following the postponement of presidential, parliamentary and provincial elections, until 30 December. source https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2018/12/1029241

Career military man explains how he earns $80,000 a year in passive income

Needless to say, the military probably isn’t the first place millennials look to for inspiration in achieving “FIRE” glory, but they could do worse than Rich Carey when it comes building passive income with minimal effort. source http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7B7BE306AE-F3FE-11E8-B94F-73415E20B1E8%7D&siteid=rss&rss=1

In One Chart: The path to financial independence and retiring early, in one simple chart

There are lots of moving parts to the FIRE movement, but one crucial step toward achieving that coveted status is as easy to understand as it is difficult to execute: Focus on making the gap between your income and spending as wide as possible. source http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7BA9109ADE-FC9F-11E8-BE1C-2C93666A2889%7D&siteid=rss&rss=1

‘Radical savers’ shred trader for backing Suze Orman on needing $5 million to retire

Jared Dillian, strategist at Mauldin Economics and former head of ETF trading at Lehman Bros., made a lot of good points in his recent take on Bloomberg regarding retirement planning entitled, “The ‘radical saving’ trend is based on fantasy.” source http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7BECD1FDCC-E2A4-11E8-AACB-D25BA978757B%7D&siteid=rss&rss=1