Sunday is for Sharing: Volume 119

Four Pillar Freedom


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


My Favorite Video

A team of researchers exploring a mile beneath the surface of the Pacific Ocean ran across this graceful octopus that put on a show for them.

My Favorite Finance Articles

How much does one year off work cost? (5AM Joel)

Financial steps to take to combat the fact that we’re all expendable (Leisure Freak)

Thinking about money (Seth Godin)

Is traveling just materialism in a clever guise? (The Dumpster Dog Blog)

The biggest financial regrets of average Americans (Ritholtz)

Miscellaneous Links I Liked

This interactive map shows the median household income in every census tract in my home city of Cincinnati (Wander Cincinnati)

Carl Sagan demonstrates how the Greeks figured out the Earth was round and correctly calculated its circumference 2,000 years ago. (Video)

Super cool interactive map that shows when fall foliage is expected to peak in different regions around the U.S. (Smoky Mountains)

The hilarious photographs that made the finals for the 2019 Comedy Wildlife Awards (Comedy Wildlife)

Graffiti artist creates amazing street art illusions using only spray paint (My Modern Met)

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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