Useful Services
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Useful Services

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This page is under-construction, but I've found that if you know something exists, you're much more likely to find it/figure it out, so I didn't want to remove that value while we wait for me to have time to post all the details.

Misc Tools

Library cards/Libraries
Hoopla for digital library books (audio books in particular)
Wikipedia
Apps for scanning docs
Photos (default Apple app for photo editing — surprisingly powerful)
2 ways to look up old versions of websites
Miro
Spotify
A way to listen to radio stations all over the world
Communication tools (mostly asynchronous)
Cochrane (evidence-based health recommendations)
NOLO legal guides
Translation tools
Transcription tools
Rotten tomatoes for the best movie ratings
An app and website for tracking what’s streaming where
General forecasting: The Good Judgement Project
Best election forecasting: FiveThirtyEight
Economists perspectives: US and European Economic Experts Panels
Emoji library
A way to figure out where to go/exactly where you are
Visual search engine

Finances 🚧

PayPal
Vanguard Target Date Retirement Accounts (for your ROTH)
Credit Karma (free credit score monitoring)
See also the section on Finances on the Living Life Well page.

Purchasing

Consumer Reports
Wirecutter
America's Test Kitchen (tested tools, techniques, recipes, food products)
Amazon fake reviews analysis
CamelCamelCamel (Amazon price history & monitoring/alerts)
Deals
MacRumors Buyer's Guide (for timing Apple purchases)
Trader Joe’s
Cost Plus World Market
IKEA
Ferrero
International shipping/gifting
Gifting

Coordination/Teams 🚧

Scheduling
Google Drive
Slack
Asana
Notion
Airtable
Discord
Zoom (can do video calls with more people than Discord)
Loom asynchronous video messaging
Voxer (asynchronous walkie-talkie — great for running events)

Business 🚧

Gusto (payroll)
Xero (accounting/bookkeeping)
Wise (formerly Transferwise) (fast and cheap international transfers)
Dropbox (integrated file storage and sharing)
Mercury (banking with virtual debit cards and different levels of permissions)