Sunday is for Sharing: Volume 127

Four Pillar Freedom


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


My Favorite Video

This is some pretty cool footage that shows how good sponges are at pumping water.

My Favorite Finance Articles

Talking openly about my financial independence plan (Modest Millionaires)

Making money vs. sounding smart (Movement Capital)

The 5 types of market crash predictions (A Wealth of Common Sense)

The news media tries to make investing sound scarier than it actually is. (The Financial Bodyguard)

“I made $15 million before 30, and it wasn’t as awesome as you’d think.” (Business Insider)

Miscellaneous Links I Liked

Why your best thoughts often come to you in the shower (Alex Ellis)

BEEPLE is a site that showcases dystopian, futuristic drawings. Some of them are comical, some are bizarre, but they’re all creative and fun to look at. (BEEPLE)

Geotab made a neat interactive map that shows the quietest routes you can drive in each state. (Geotab)

“The best thing about biking to work has nothing to do with exercise, the environment, or saving money. It’s all about the chance to unplug.” (CityLab)

Tesla recently introduced a new “cybertruck” and it’s odd-looking, to say the least. (Tesla)


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.

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