Sunday is for Sharing: Volume 123

Four Pillar Freedom

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

My Favorite Video

The Hopi High School cross country team has won 27 state titles in a row. For the coach and the athletes, though, it’s about much more than just running. 

My Favorite Finance Articles

Here’s what it’s like to work at a big bank in a role where you’re giving credit to people you know will never be able to pay it back (The New Republic)

One year outside the maze (Life Outside The Maze)

Richer in retirement (1500 Days)

What does “living fully” actually mean? (The Guardian)

Why retirement projections need to be updated often (Humble Dollar)

Money can buy you some happiness, but not as much as being healthy over your lifetime (Ritholtz)

Miscellaneous Links I Liked

Visualizing the median house value in every census tract of my home city of Cincinnati (Wander Cincinnati)

Spenser Little makes art by bending wires (Instagram)

These 2 UK brothers take incredible aerial photographs (Instagram)

Melvin Nyairo ran the world record for the fastest half-marathon dressed as a fruit (Running Magazine)

The funniest 30-second clip I saw on Twitter all week (Twitter)


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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