Sunday is for Sharing: Volume 36


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

A two-minute glimpse of life in Myanmar. 

My Favorite Articles

How Having Options Can Allow You to Live a More Authentic and Content Life (Mr. Free At 33)

The Fundamental Law of Personal Finance (Bank of the Ozarks)

Live it up like a graduate student and save a fortune (Monevator)

Our emergency fund is exactly $0.00 (Early Retirement Now)

2017 Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder Letter (Warren Buffett)

My Favorite Podcast Episode

Scott Trench | Set For Life (ChooseFI)

Miscellaneous Links I Liked

“Why is it that you can’t fill your blog? Maybe because you think your thoughts are not worth to be published…So get a second blog. A trash-blog. For the bad articles. Just start writing them. Several of my articles were born on my secret trash-blog. Works really well for me.” (Lisa Charlotte Rost)

A simulation to estimate how long until you are seated at a restaurant. (Flowing Data)

“When do the strongest adult musical preferences set in? For women, it’s age 13; for men, it’s a bit later, 14.” (NY Times)

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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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