Sunday is for Sharing: Volume 121

Four Pillar Freedom

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

My Favorite Video

Nick True compiled an excellent list of sources (including one of my own articles) on Slow FI to explain how it’s possible to retire early without being financially independent.

My Favorite Finance Articles

Reflections on Turning 30: From Job Seeker to Corporate Deserter in 10 Years (A Purple Life)

Some nice visuals summarizing the recently updated 2018 U.S. household income data from the Census Bureau (Accidental FIRE)

How much is walking worth? (City Frugal)

You can’t really manage money until you can manage yourself (Brave Saver)

Should I stay or should I go? Wrestling with the decision to quit a career (Get Rich Slowly)

Miscellaneous Links I Liked

How playing cards can teach you many things that college can’t (AVC)

This guy built an incredible off-grid cabin for less than $50k (Video)

This is pretty wild: farmers are using flamethrowers to get rid of weeds and pests (Nerdist)

If you love photos of dogs in action, then you’ll love this site (Claudio Piccoli)

Apparently there is a 50 square mile section of Yellowstone National Park known as the “Zone of Death” that, due to a loophole in the Constitution, makes it technically legal to commit any crime (including murder) without consequences (Wikipedia)



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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