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The Your Life, Your Money Podcast helps you thrive in life, wealth and retirement. The show is designed to navigate the complexities around money, building and securing wealth, and achieving financial independence. Scott Sierens, financial advisor at Sierens Financial Group, will provide thoughts, strategies, and ideas on each episode to help you make smart and sound financial decisions. The goal is to take complex financial subjects and make them simple and easy to understand so you can feel confident to take action, enjoy life, and eliminate financial stress and anxiety.

Scott, along with guests from across various industries, will cover topics such as tax savings strategies, investment and wealth management, IRAs, 401(k)s, retirement planning, income strategies, pensions, estate planning, social security, healthcare, and much more.

Retirement isn't an age or number. It's finding the balance between living life today and feeling financially confident about YOUR tomorrow.

Ask Scott your questions by calling 847-235-6989 or check out our podcast website at for more resources.

Feb 24, 2022

Today we’re answering some of your excellent financial questions. How much should you spend in retirement? When’s the best time to take Social Security? We’ll answer these questions and more on today’s show.  

What we discuss in this episode: 

1:42 – IRS backlog article

5:32 – Retirement income

10:38 – One...

Feb 17, 2022

Prices are on the rise and people are being impacted in their day-to-day lives, so let’s talk about how to beat retirement’s nemesis – inflation. Listen to this show to find out what you can do to secure your financial future.  

What we discuss in this episode: 

1:08 – Going up in price

4:05 – How big of a...

Feb 10, 2022

Today we’re talking about why we see volatility in the stock market. We’ll also share what you should and should not focus on when this happens and how to plan and prepare no matter which direction the market goes.  


What we discuss in this episode: 

1:28 – Stock market drops

2:37 – Why the market drops


Feb 3, 2022

Just like football players don’t want to fumble the ball in the red zone, you don’t want to fumble your finances as you get close to retirement. We’ll explain how to protect your finances during these crucial years on today's episode.


What we discuss in this episode: 

3:49 – What is the financial red...