Sunday is for Sharing: Volume 70

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

One of the better TED talks I have seen this year. Mark Rober explains how to trick your brain into learning more.

My Favorite Articles

What I aim to have regardless of financial wealth (Mrs. Pirate Owl)

What are the alternatives to early retirement? (Abandoned Cubicle)

When niceties become necessities (Camp FIRE Finance)

Why middle management sucks (Accidental FIRE)

“You’re never going to feel the same about money as you did five years ago” (Mixed Up Money)

“Your net worth calculation may have changed, but you didn’t lose any money.” (Mr. Tako Escapes)

My Favorite Podcast Episodes

Atomic Habits and Building a New Identity After Retirement (Mad Fientist Podcast)

Miscellaneous Links I Liked

My interview on Gen Y Finance Guy (Gen Y Finance Guy)

Fascinating geographic mistakes people often make (Story Maps)

How Medellin, Colombia is solving the problem of city slums (Video)

The 2018 wildlife photographer of the year awards (Digg)


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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