Sunday is for Sharing is a weekly roundup of my favorite links from the past week.
My Favorite Video
Georgy Tarasov sums up 45 days he and his brother spent exploring Vietnam in a neat three-minute video.
My Favorite Articles
Smart spending decisions to buy back time (Rad Reads)
Reasons to live: finding your purpose after retirement or financial independence (Can I Retire Yet?)
Improve your returns by looking at your portfolio less (The Irrelevant Investor)
The three currencies of life (Coach Carson)
How understanding the “escalation cycle” can help you better manage your finances (Collecting Wisdom)
Visualizing what qualifies as “middle-income” in each state (Flowing Data)
How the world’s oldest people make their money last (Next Avenue)
Why we just bought an off-grid, recession-proof home (Think Save Retire)
Miscellaneous Links I Liked
The ultimate guide to writing online (David Perell)
To save the monarch butterfly, Mexican scientists are moving a forest 1,000 feet up a mountain (LA Times)
Exercise makes you happier than money, according to research (Business Insider)
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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