Sunday is for Sharing: Volume 126

Four Pillar Freedom

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

My Favorite Video

In a ritual that simulates death and rebirth, Yamabushi monks in Japan hike up a mountain, take a pounding from a waterfall and jump over fire. 

My Favorite Finance Articles

Why we bought a brand new car (JL Collins)

Most companies get knocked off by competition over a long enough period of time, which is why diversifying your investments is so important (Humble Dollar)

“If you’re approaching retirement as a never-ending vacation, you may find yourself a little disappointed after the initial honeymoon period is over.” (Retirement Field Guide)

Income Percentile by City Calculator (DQYDJ)

Remember when you wanted what you currently have? (Budgets are Sexy)

Miscellaneous Links I Liked

The coolest Twitter account I found this week was Visualize Value (Twitter)

This library in Helsinki, Finland looks like a place I could spend hours days in at a time. (Arch Daily)

Petter Attia addresses the serious flaws in the popular “Game Changers” documentary on Netflix (Peter Attia)

I love the design of David Harbour (the dude who played the sheriff in Stranger Things)’s New York Loft (Video)

A two-minute video that summarizes the films of the 2010s (Video)


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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