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
“I can’t think of a better job. It’s more fun than being a lawyer.”
My Favorite Articles
Don’t Get Discouraged By Slow Initial Progress (Our Next Life)
The Art of Enjoying The Burn (Raptitude)
How a Journal Completely Changed My Finances (Budgets Are Sexy)
500 Days to Freedom (Or, How I Plan to Retire Early) (Abandoned Cubicle)
This Is How To Find Joy (Barking Up The Wrong Tree)
Ironies of Luck (Morgan Housel)
My Favorite Podcast Episode
World After Capital (Invest Like the Best)
Miscellaneous Links I Liked
“The city of Melbourne assigned trees email addresses so citizens could report problems. Instead, people wrote thousands of love letters to their favorite trees.” (The Atlantic)
Why future Hall of Fame baseball player Ichiro Suzuki is “haunted by the life he can’t escape” (ESPN)
A touching story of how one professional hockey player met one of his biggest fans by pure luck (The Players’ Tribune)
A neat site I found that gives in-depth descriptions of local neighborhoods in 105 cities around the world, created purely from the input of locals (On the Grid)
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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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