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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.

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Mar 31, 2022

Should you manage your own investments or work with an advisor? When should you do Roth conversions? Does having multiple IRAs make you diversified? These are all great questions we’ve received from listeners, and we’ll answer them on today’s show.


What we discuss in this episode: 

1:52 – Market Watch...

Mar 24, 2022

Between the war in Ukraine, gas prices, and inflation going up, the news has been pretty bleak lately. More people are talking about corrections, bear markets, and recessions. Today we’ll talk about those topics and what they mean to you and your money.


What we discuss in this episode: 

2:49 – Correction

9:34 –...

Mar 17, 2022

On this episode, we’ll breakdown a CNBC article that analyzes a recent Morningstar study. The study found that most of us have at least one money bias, some of us more than one, and that those biases are very possibly costing us money in our checking, savings, investing and retirement accounts. Listen to see if you...

Mar 10, 2022

A common question we get is, “Where should I keep my cash? Where should I put my rainy day fund, my emergency fund?” Today we’ll share three places you can keep your cash to get a better rate of return.


What we discuss in this episode: 

2:11 – Fed raising rates

9:56 – Where to keep cash

10:16 –...

Mar 3, 2022

There are some things in life you can’t predict, but you can try to plan for them. For example, when is the next market crash going to happen? We don’t know, but here’s how you can prepare for this and other things in your financial life.


What we discuss in this episode: 

1:15 – Inflation articles

5:58 –...