Sunday is for Sharing is a weekly roundup of my favorite articles, videos, and podcasts I read, viewed, and listened to over the past week.
This week features a video on the mind-boggling cost of living in San Francisco, an article on how one couple is thriving without owning a car, and much more. Enjoy!
My Favorite Video
Apparently earning $110,000 in San Francisco is considered “low-income”.
My Favorite Articles
“We’re able to go where we want to go with greater health and more money in the bank.”
via Jen On Money
“If you don’t like having your News Feed bombarded with updates about your friend buying the latest material item, unfollow them. It’s not like you’re going to feel left out by not knowing what new car your friend bought.”
via I Dream Of Fire
“Everything we do, everything we buy, everything we invest — it’s all just a barter for time.”
via Chris Reining
“I automated my money years ago and the benefit is I don’t have to make decisions about where my money should go: How much I should invest, what I can spend, do I have enough savings, and so on.”
via Thomas Oppong
“Charlie Munger once said, ‘I constantly see people rise in life who are not the smartest, sometimes not even the most diligent, but they are learning machines.’ “
My Favorite Podcast
A conversation with Chris Guillebeau, author of Side Hustle. This episode covers a wide variety of topics, including the spiritual, physical, and emotional benefits of minimalism and how to better align your everyday habits with your core values.
“It’s not the work you do, it’s how you do it—that’s the value that can transfer.” -Chris Guillebeau
That’s all for this week, thanks for reading 🙂
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Zach is the author behind Four Pillar Freedom, a blog that teaches you how to build wealth and gain freedom in life.
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