Sunday is for Sharing: Volume 109

Four Pillar Freedom

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

My Favorite Video

I find it fascinating to see what an average workday looks like for people around the world in different professions. This video shows exactly what a typical workday looks like for one 27-year-old Japanese office worker.

My Favorite Articles

Interesting findings on investor behavior from the 2019 Global Investor Study (Schroders)

College isn’t the right track for many young people (Tony Isola)

Minimalism at Seventy (Becoming Minimalist)

The benefits of living life on hard mode (Financial Mechanic)

How I live on $1,650/month in Seattle (A Purple Life)

Reflections on two years of blogging (Tread Lightly Retire Early)

Miscellaneous Links I Liked

Copenhagen-based artist Thomas Dambo makes giant forest beasts from recycled wood (Thomas Dambo)

If you like pickles, you might love these sandwiches that use pickles as buns (Tweet)

Martin Varsavsky ponders the cultural differences between San Francisco and Madrid (Tweet)


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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