Sunday is for Sharing: Volume 53

Four Pillar Freedom

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

Curtis Caroll got sent to prison for robbery, then learned about the ins and outs of finance behind bars, and is now on a mission to educate inmates across America about personal finance to prepare them to integrate back into society once they’re released.

My Favorite Articles

How Much Money Do You Save by Cooking at Home? (Priceonomics)

I Don’t Really Love to Travel (Kris Gage)

Remote Workers vs. Non-Remote Workers (Flowing Data)

The Two-Room Financial Plan (Tony Isola)

Fighting the Innate Urge to Chase Prestige (Financial Panther)

The Scientific Argument for Mastering One Thing at a Time (James Clear)

Explain everything you know! (Chris Lema)

My Favorite Podcast Episodes

How to Leave a Toxic Job and Work For Yourself (Career in Progress)

How to Gain a Competitive Edge, with Morgan Housel (Afford Anything Podcast)

Scott Trench – Set for Life (Mad Fientist Podcast)

Miscellaneous Links I Liked

The best Mario Kart character according to data science (Henry Hinnefeld)

Driving? Your phone is a distraction even if you aren’t looking at it (FiveThirtyEight)

The “Mailman” Karl Malone Goes Undercover to Prank Anthony Davis (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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One Reply to “Sunday is for Sharing: Volume 53”

  1. I like the “one thing” article Zach. Taking it one step further, I’ve always been skeptical of those touting their multi-tasking abilities thinking it’s best to do one thing well and them move on to the next. Thanks for the reading list.

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