Sunday is for Sharing is a weekly roundup of my favorite links from the past week.
My Favorite Video
Gordon Buchanan comes face to face with a huge wild polar bear.
My Favorite Articles
Stop trying to be one of the fancy people (Authentik)
How I rode my bike more than I drove my car this year (Accidental FIRE)
Quitting our corporate jobs to start a franchise business (Collecting Wisdom)
How much money Americans need for economic security in every state (How Much)
Does FIRE make life harder? (Can I Retire Yet?)
Five lessons I learned while making a documentary film about FIRE (Get Rich Slowly)
Miscellaneous Links I Liked
Best adventure charts of 2018 (Semi-rad)
Best data visualization projects of 2018 (Flowing Data)
Best twitter threads of 2018 (Hackernoon)
How data transformed the NBA (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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