Sunday is for Sharing: Volume 69

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.

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My Favorite Video

Every six years, the Honorable Pillars Festival in Nagano, Japan attracts thousands of people who participate in moving 16 massive fir tree trunks from the mountains to the shrines of Suwa. To reach the shrines, the trunks are pulled with ropes and ridden down steep hills, through a river and across the streets, in the 1,200-year-old festival.

My Favorite Articles

The 3 Stages of Failure in Life and Work (And How to Fix Them) (James Clear)

Rules to counter the market crash (Chris Reining)

Financial Independence: An immigrant’s story (The Escape Artist)

The myth of mirror magic (Seth Godin)

How to invest in websites for extra income (Retire Before Dad)

More trees, happier people (NY Times)

My Favorite Podcast Episodes

From Blogging to Growing an Agency to $85,000 a Month with Nat Eliason of Growth Machine (Indie Hackers Podcast)

Miscellaneous Links I Liked

Is fasting the fountain of youth? (CNN)

Fitness for professionals, students, and busy people (Life Math Money)

Gary Vee, the CEO of a $150 Million Dollar Revenue Business, Goes Garage Sailing (Video)


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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