Sunday is for Sharing: Volume 35


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

The village of Kamikatsu in Japan has a recycling rate of 80% with the goal of being completely waste-free by 2020.

My Favorite Articles

The Wealth of Sapiens (Daniel P. Egan)

Overcoming Your Demons (Morgan Housel)

Saying “Fuck Yes” to Yourself (Minimal Wellness)

Investing in Yourself Even When It Seems Irrational (A Wealth of Common Sense)

History of Finance Proves: Your “Gut” is Mostly Wrong (Wealthsimple)

My Favorite Podcast Episodes

Manifest Destiny of FI | Travis Shakespeare (ChooseFI Podcast)

Rory Sutherland on The Psychology of Advertising, Complex Evolved Systems, Reading, Decision Making (The Knowledge Project)

Miscellaneous Links I Liked

“Every year, 5,000 people die from occupational accidents in the U.S. But in 1929—when our population was less than two-fifths the size it is today—20,000 people died on the job.” (Gates Notes)

How to learn to love a new landscape – a writer trades in the ‘crack-me-open ache of space’ in Colorado for the lushness of western Oregon. (High Country News)

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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.

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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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