Sunday is for Sharing: Volume 33


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. 

My Favorite Video

Simon Christen woke up at 5 a.m. for two years straight to film the famous fog of the San Francisco Bay Area…the compilation of his film clips almost doesn’t even look real.

My Favorite Articles

How a Non-Rich Person Started Investing, and Why You Should Start, Too (The Luxe Strategist)

Going From 0 to 1: The Hard Part of Starting Anything New (Heath and Alyssa)

I’m a Stoic. No Wait — I’m a Minimalist. Yeah, I’m an Existentialist. (Jennifer Taylor)

Early Retirement Wealth [Powered by Airbnb] (Abandoned Cubicle)

Building a Dividend Snowball to Fund Your Early Retirement (Mr. Tako Escapes)

“Imagine if you had gone to cash after one of those “down 2% days” in early 2013. Or 2014. Or 2015. Or 2016. You get the idea…” (bps and pieces)

A Century of America’s Top 10 Companies, in One Chart (How Much)

My Favorite Podcast Episodes

Cash on the Sidelines (Animal Spirits Podcast)

The Badass Brand-Builder: Bozoma Saint John (The Tim Ferriss Show)

Miscellaneous Links I Liked

Giant wave surfed by Sebastian Steudtner (video)

“Each week for one year, each of us draws instructions on a blank postcard and sends it in turn to one or the other. The only rule is NO TEXT!” (Dear How to)

How many trees are there in the world? (video)

Plants Learn to Speak, Because Money Talks (Monique Grimord)

A science-backed trick to reduce fear and anxiety takes just 30 seconds and a pen (Quartz)

You Can Order a Stunningly Detailed LEGO Replica of Your House on Etsy (Mental Floss)

Los Angeles choir Angel City Chorale does a near-perfect impression of a thunderstorm (first two minutes of this video)

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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.

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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