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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.

May 26, 2022

Are we headed into a recession? That’s the question that’s on a lot of minds. On today’s show we’re going to make sure a recession doesn’t ruin your finances or retirement plans. We’ll also welcome retiree and investor Jim Manning to the show so he can ask questions, which are probably the same questions you...

May 19, 2022

In the retirement planning business, we occasionally get some unreasonable requests. We’ll do our best to accommodate everyone’s needs, but sometimes they just aren’t realistic. On this show, we’ll share some of the requests and tell you how to set proper expectations around your retirement planning.


What we...

May 12, 2022

What can we learn from billionaire Warren Buffet when it comes to our finances? He shares some key lessons and advice to keep our money on track for long-term financial success.


What we discuss in this episode: 

2:26 – Bankrate article

5:21 – Portfolio survival

10:20 – Value, not timing

13:45 – Productive...

May 5, 2022

You might not pay as close attention to your birthdays as you get older, but there are some ages that you need to be paying attention to. On this episode, we're sharing the most important birthdays in retirement planning. We'll take you through some of the key ages, why they are important and what you should be thinking...