Sunday is for Sharing: Volume 90

Four Pillar Freedom

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

My Favorite Video

Carl, better known as “The Omelette Guy”, spends his retirement serving all-you-can-eat eggs to hungry thru-hikers.

My Favorite Articles

Personal finance: not very sexy, huh? (Clipping Chains)

4 things I gave up to retire early (Can I Retire Yet?)

Saving money isn’t about saying no – it’s about saying yes (The Luxe Strategist)

Busyness is not a virtue (The Fioneers)

The best things in life are free? (Minimalism and Your Money)

Why owning assets leads to wealth and freedom (Collecting Wisdom)

Time and money (Seth Godin)

Miscellaneous Links I Liked

Constraints that liberate (The Deep Dish)

Visualizing how many high school stars make it in the NBA (The Pudding)

Busy is not a badge of honor. Try doing nothing for a while. (NY Times)

The modern trap of turning hobbies into hustles (Molly Conway)

Cal Newport on deep work, digital minimalism, and the key to a happy retirement (Mad Fientist Podcast)


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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