Sunday is for Sharing: Volume 87

Four Pillar Freedom

Sunday is for Sharing is a weekly roundup of my favorite links from the past week.

My Favorite Video

Joshua Fields Millburn of The Minimalists shares a tour of his new home.

My Favorite Articles

Never underestimate your ability to adapt (Accidental FIRE)

How I became a software engineer without a CS degree (Financial Mechanic)

Starting late, but retiring early (Retirement Manifesto)

The privilege of self-employment (Fiery Millennials)

Broken window theory and why it matters to your financial well-being (Grokking Money)

Short money rules (Morgan Housel)

Visualizing the wealthiest and poorest county in every state (Visual Capitalist)

Miscellaneous Links I Liked

Lessons from eight years of writing an adventure blog (Semi-rad)

Stop-motion Mario Brothers animation in a notebook (Video)

French fry power rankings (LA Times)


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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