Tools and Resources

Over the years I have gathered a variety of tools that make life and business a lot easier. I have tested many tools and resources and the ones that made it in this list are the ones I truly use day-to-day. If there are tools that I know are great but I personally don't use because I have found don't fit my needs, I will let you know. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions about any of these tools. 

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Top Rated Tools and Resources

PPI

PPI has the best resources for the FE, PE, and SE exam. Their courses have a pass guarantee policy meaning that if you take one of their courses you are eligible to take additional 3-month on demand course from them if you do not pass the exam. Click the link below for a 15% discount on all of their products. Find more information here

Skillshare

Learning new things should not be difficult and that is why Skillshare is one of the best platforms to learn new skills at a very affordable price. On Skillshare you can find thousands of classes to learn anything from photography and videography to physics and math. As a listener of Engineering our Future you can get a 14-day free trial or 30% off an annual subscription.

Anchor

I use Anchor to host and distribute my podcast. They have all the tools you need to record, edit, and publish your podcast right from your phone if you need to. With Anchor you don’t have any excuses to start your own show. 

Policygenius

A big challenge of growing up is making sure that you and your family is covered in case of an emergency. With plenty of options out there to choose from, it can be overwhelming to find the right coverage. Thankfully, Policygenius is here to help you. Being able to get life insurancehomeowners insurance, and disability insurance at an amazing rate should be your priority.

ConvertKit

Starting an email list has been one of my best business decisions. ConvertKit is our #1 recommended email marketing platform because it has been built with care to the exact needs of creators building online businesses. Their user experience is very user-friendly. And segmenting our subscribers into focused groups so that we can deliver content specific to their needs has never been easier.

M1 Finance

Investing in your future should be high on your priority list. With M1, you have a custom and intuitive investing platform to meet your needs. Even if you are new to investment, their custom “Pies” will get you started. As a Engineering our Future listener, you receive $30 dollars to invest when you fund your account with $100. Start investing in your future now. 

Best For Learning

PPI

PPI has the best resources for the FE, PE, and SE exam. Their courses have a pass guarantee policy meaning that if you take one of their courses you are eligible to take additional 3-month on demand course from them. Click the link below for a 15% discount on all of their products.

Skillshare

Learning new things should not be difficult and that is why skillshare is one of the best platforms to learn new skills at a very affordable price. On Skillshare you can find thousands of classes to learn anything from photography and videography to physics and math. As a listener of Engineering our Future you can get a 14 day free trial or 30% off an annual subscription.

Bookshlf

Bookshlf is a online curation platform. Each user can curate in various categories or shelves based on their interest and you can follow, comment, and support those curators based on your interest. It is an interesting platform and it is only getting better as more people start sharing their interests. 

Papaya Tutor

Papaya Tutor is a platform to help students learn topics from a variety of subjects with amazing tutors at an affordable price. They have tutors for middle school, high school, and college level clases so no matter your experience level they will be able to help you. Use code LUIS30Free for a 30 min free tutoring session. 

YaizY

Here at Engineering our Future we are always looking to help the future generation of engineers. Partnering with YaizY was an easy decision as they are helping kids learn a variety of topics as well as to think critically. Attend one of their FREE masterclasses or use code Luis50 to get $50 off one of their courses. 

Best For Organization

Notion

Notion is my go-to tool for organizing and planning. I use Notion to plan the podcast, organize work and personal projects, and manage every aspect of my life. 

Calendly

Trying to find a time to meet with people should not take more than a few seconds. I use Calendly to book all my podcasts guests as well as schedule meeting for all my volunteering and personal work. It is the easiest and most convenient tool for calendar scheduling. 

Things 3

I track every single task I need to get done with Things 3 on my iPad. This app makes planning a podcast episode a breeze with powerful automations and simple interface. If you are an IOS user, this task manager is the best one out there. 

Best For Knowledge

Kindle

I read books on my Kindle all the time because it is convenient and always with me. Even when I forget my Kindle, I have access to millions of books right from my phone. I also integrate Kindle with Readwise to help me resurface all the highlights I make while reading.  

Audible

Audible is one of the best places to find audiobooks online. As someone who is busy and likes to learn as much as possible, listening to audiobooks while driving, on a walk, or at work has become a time saver. Audible is giving the listener of the podcast a free 1-month Kindle Plus trial and free audiobook for you to try it out.

Blinkist

While Kindle and Audible are great to read and listen to books, Blinkist brings you a condensed version or millions of books and podcasts. Blinkist make learning easy without the commitment of reading through an entire book. I use it to get the most relevant information out of books I have not get a chance to read completely. 

Best For Finance

M1 Finance

Investing in your future should be high on your priority list. With M1, you have a custom and intuitive investing platform to meet your needs. Even if you are new to investment, their custom “Pies” will get you started. As a Engineering our Future listener, you receive $30 dollars to invest when you fund your account with $100. Start investing in your future now. 

Chase Sapphire Preferred

The Chase Sapphire Preferred card is one of the best traveling credit cards. I use my points for travel around the US or even to Colombia. Now you can earn 100,000 bonus points with Chase Sapphire Preferred. Plus, earn $50 statement credit towards grocery store purchases.

American Express

The American Express Blue Cash Preferred is one of my favorite cash back credit cards. I get great rewards on groceries and gas while also getting a lot of great benefits. Apply for this card below and you could get $150 cash.