Sunday is for Sharing: Volume 104

Four Pillar Freedom

Sunday is for Sharing is a weekly roundup of my favorite links from the past week.

My Favorite Video

Phil Hart shares his footage from the seven cameras he used to capture the Great American Eclipse in 2017.

My Favorite Articles

FIRE vs. semi-retirement: a graphical comparison (Semi-Retire)

“Investing is often like watching paint dry. You don’t actually see it happen, but eventually the paint dries.” (The Belle Curve)

The four stages of my FIRE journey (Fiery Millennials)

“Having rules and constraints imposed upon you sucks. But deliberately imposing them on yourself is a fundamentally different quality of experience.” (The Deep Dish)

Learn to love constraints (Get Rich Slowly)

The simple side hustle I used to earn over $5,000 as a college student (My Money Wizard)

Miscellaneous Links I Liked

These photos of cities look straight out of the movie Inception (Lestni)

How to be great? Just be good, repeatably (Steph Smith)

The go-for-it window (David Perell)

An interactive journey through the Billboard top 5 hits since 1960 (The Pudding)

The benefits of urban neighbors (A Purple Life)

How we stay for free in Hawaii by housesitting (Heath & Alyssa)


Zach is the author behind Four Pillar Freedom, a blog that teaches you how to build wealth and gain freedom in life.

Zach's favorite free financial tool he's been using since 2015 to manage his net worth is Personal Capital. Each month he uses their free Investment Checkup tool and Retirement Planner to track his investments and ensure that he's on the fast track to financial freedom.

His favorite investment platform is M1 Finance, a site that allows him to build a custom portfolio of stocks for free, has no trading or maintenance fees, and even allows him to set up automated target-allocated investments.

His favorite way to save money each month on his recurring bills is by using Trim, a free financial app that negotiates lower cable, internet, and phone bills with any provider on your behalf.

His favorite micro-investing app is Acorns, a free financial app that takes just 5 minutes to set up and allows you to invest your spare change in a diversified portfolio.

His favorite place to find new personal finance articles to read is Collecting Wisdom, a site that collects the best personal finance articles floating around the web on a daily basis.


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