Sunday is for Sharing features my favorite links from the past week.
My Favorite Video
How to make popcorn with a blow torch and a hair dryer.
My Favorite Finance Articles
A neat chart that shows the longest real drawdowns in history of various asset classes (The Irrelevant Investor)
When to follow financial rules and when to break them (Get Rich Slowly)
2019: A Year in Returns (Novel Investor)
2020: What a Time to Be Alive (Collaborative Fund)
Financial Charts of the Decade (Stocktwits)
Miscellaneous Links I Liked
It’s 2020 and you’re in the future (Wait But Why)
A pretty crazy chart that shows the growth of breweries in the U.S. in recent history (Twitter)
Barry Ritholtz and Jonathan Clements discuss how to use money to buy happiness (Video)
A cool app that lets you listen to songs that have never been streamed by anyone on Spotify (Twitter)
A neat web app that lets you build a little city in a matter of minutes (IsoCity)
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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