Sunday is for Sharing: Volume 118

Four Pillar Freedom


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


My Favorite Video

“Deep within Navajo Nation, scattered across a dusty, sagebrush-filled desert, three relatives share their homemade golf course with the community.”

My Favorite Finance Articles

How you can live your best life without a lot of money (One Frugal Girl)

The best and worst thing about financial independence (Mad Fientist)

What I’ve learned after 4 years of early retirement (Physician on FIRE)

“Rather than doing one big thing that will save $200 this year, focus on modifying something that will save you $0.50 each time you do it, but do that thing every day, so that it adds up to about $200 a year in savings.” (The Simple Dollar)

“People with the drive and high function to achieve financial independence early aren’t the type of people who are going to do nothing for the rest of their lives. They continue working or creating new things in different ways.” (School of Financial Freedom)

Miscellaneous Links I Liked

Adam Hillman arranges random objects in neat patterns. (Instagram)

This graph isn’t surprising, but it’s still fascinating to look at: the impact of smartphones on camera sales (Data is Beautiful)

A hilarious map that shows the United States of America from an “Alaskan perspective” (Reddit)

A cool interactive map that shows the 100 largest private landowners in the U.S. (Bloomberg)

The housing density and cramped living conditions in Hong Kong is mind-boggling (china SMACK)

Part of the reason ‘paint and sip’ studios are so popular is because they force adults to create paintings under a time constraint, which means they don’t have time to overanalyze and overthink; they just create. (AP News)


Zach

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.

Although the bulk of his net worth is invested in index funds, his favorite place to invest in individual stocks is M1 Finance, a site that allows you to build a custom portfolio of stocks for free.

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.

Zach

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