Sunday is for Sharing: Volume 105

Four Pillar Freedom

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

My Favorite Video

Travel writer Brendan Leonard takes his mom rafting for the first time. This video made me smile.

My Favorite Articles

Yes, I’m retiring with just $500,000 (Financial Mechanic)

Choosing family over finances – becoming a part-time stay at home dad (Burrito Bowl Diaries)

Returning back to work after six months of FIRE (Retirement Investing Today)

6 thoughts after 6 months of early retirement (Minafi)

Employees who stay in companies longer than two years get paid 50% less (Forbes)

Five ways teachers can make money while traveling (Heath & Alyssa)

Visualizing how Americans save (The Irrelevant Investor)

Miscellaneous Links I Liked

Naval Ravikant distills life wisdom for two hours on the Joe Rogan podcast (JRE Podcast)

Visualizing how the time you spend on certain activities changes once you have kids (Flowing Data)

32 thoughts from a 32-year-old (Ryan Holiday)

On overcoming the blank page and choosing to write (Steven Pressfield)

Incredible photos just beneath the surface of bodies of water (Tobias Friedrich)


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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