Sunday is for Sharing: Volume 129

Four Pillar Freedom

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

My Favorite Video

One of my favorite takeaways from How to Do Nothing was the idea that anything can be interesting if you go deep enough. Well, it turns out that photographing insects in incredible detail can also be pretty interesting, as professional photographer Levon Biss demonstrates in this video.

My Favorite Finance Articles

Why I’m shamelessly downgrading (The Woke Salaryman)

9 months to retirement: I’ve achieved DGAF status (A Purple Life)

Don’t wait for retirement to start living (Life Before Budget)

5 mindsets that get in the way of creating wealth (Alice Boyes)

Successful hedge fund managers make way more money than most celebrities and CEOs (MarketWatch)

Miscellaneous Links I Liked

The secret to becoming good at absolutely anything (Visualize Value)

This aerial view of a sheepdog herding sheep is pretty amazing to watch (Twitter)

Tim Flach takes incredible hi-def photos of endangered species (Tim Flach)

A funny (yet accurate) comic about why people get “Reader’s Block” (Incidental Comics)

Mapping the 1.2 billion people around the world still living without electricity (Visual Capitalist)


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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